A joint statement issued here said that a meeting of different organization and associations convened by the joint resistance leadership, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, was held today at Hyderpora Srinagar in which stake holders from all walks of life participated with enthusiasm and fervor.
"Representatives of religio-political & social organizations, trade and transport fraternity, educationists, intellectuals, lawyers and others participated in the said meeting, from whom opinions and suggestion where sought regarding the current phase of the movement. All the participants unanimously appreciated united face of resistance leadership and authorized them with their full mandate and support to continue the freedom struggle with zeal and passion," read the statement.
"It was emphasized upon both, leadership and nation, to remain steadfast and committed to take the freedom struggle to its logical end," the statemnet said.
"It was unanimously decided that the programs from the Joint Resistance Leadership should be followed in letter and spirit and whosoever violated it should be convinced and conveyed that discipline and resilience has to be adopted for achieving our goal as our freedom struggle is nourished by the sacred blood of our martyrs," it said.
"In this representative meeting the unwavering support and unparalleled hardships faced by the people during these 122 days of the besieged valley was hailed by one and all and everybody opined that the present uprising of long walk of our freedom is one of the glorious and praiseworthy phases," read the statement.
"At the end prayers were held for the martyrs who sacrificed their today for our tomorrow and we all owe them our commitment to fight for what they have giver their life," it added.
(Reporting by Saleem Qadri)