Will forgive India after achieving freedom: Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah

Jul 5th, 2013 | Category: Kashmir News

In a significant move of its kind Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah Thursday said that if India grants the people of Kashmir the right to self determination we will forget all the attrocities inflicted upon us by it.

“I assure Indian government that after Azadi we will forget all the oppression that they have inflicted on us. We will have better relation with them on the basis of humanity and hope that Indian people will impress upon their leaders to accept the right to self determination of Kashmiris,” Shah in a statement issued to Global News Service on Thursday said.

Terming the South African National Congress leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela a political hero Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah Thursday said there are many similarities between the resistance movement of Africans and Kashmiris. “The only difference between the two is that Africans have achieved the freedom while Kashmiris are still fighting for it.” Shah said and prayed for the speedy recovery of African leader.

Shah said that under pressure from the international levels Nelson Mandela was released in the year 1990 after being in jail for about 27 years and negotiations were started between the apartheid government and the black resistance leaders. “The negotiations went on for four years and the government ultimately had to bow before the human values and political wisdom that Mandela had inculcated in himself. Nelson Mandela was elected president of the country with huge majority through free and fair elections.”

Shah said Nelson Mandela brought a government where there was no place for any kind of discrimination between the humans on any basis whether colour, creed, language or any other basis.

Meanwhile, Democratic Freedom Party spokesman has apologized to Sikh Students Federation for the inability of Party Chairman in participating in the Shimla Conference as he is under continuous house arrest.

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