Condolence Reference held for Syed Ali Gilani in GCU, Lahore

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On 16th September 2021, Kashmir Society of GCU Lahore organized Condolence Reference for the late Syed Ali Geelani. Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar was Chief Guest. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Dr. Syed Mujahid Gilani, President Kashmir Youth Alliance (KYA), eminent journalist Salman Ghani, Taha Muneeb Senior Vice President KYA and Razi Tahir Secretary General KYA were also present.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has announced establishing a research chair at the Government College University Lahore in the name of the late Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the veteran Kashmiri resistance leader and former chief of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

Speaking on the occasion, Chaudhry Sarwar paid tribute the courageous struggle of Mr. Geelani, saying that he had struggled all his life for his people and their right to self-determination. He said Geelani was an uncompromising campaigner against Indian rule in Kashmir, and he devoted his entire life to the independence of Kashmiris.

President Kashmir Youth Alliance Dr Syed Mujahid Gilani highlighted Geelani’s decades-long struggle for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination, saying that the great Kashmiri leader suffered incarceration and torture by the occupying Indian state but remained resolute. “Syed Geelani always looked in the eyes of enemy and loudly said we are Pakistan and Pakistan is ours,” he added.

The participants prayed for Syed Geelani and conveyed their condolences to his family.