JKLF founder Amanullah Khan died at 86

wilayattimes (Jammu and Kashmir)

Srinagar:Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder and supporter of armed struggle Amanullah Khan (86), who died at a Rawalpindi hospital in Pakistan on Tuesday.Separatists in the Kashmir Valley are preparing for mass funeral prayers at Lal Chowk on April 27 at 2 p.m.Pro Freedom leaders termed the demise of Amanuallah Khams’s as great loss and said that J&K has lost its most valiant son. Aman sahib was a pioneer of the struggle for the J&K’s independence. His persistence is an example.

Khan, also father-in-law of Peoples Conference chief Sajad Lone, founded the JKLF in 1977 in the United Kingdom. Khan is believed to have helped set up arms camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in 1988. Khan’s U.S. visa was cancelled in 1990 and an Interpol Warrant of Arrest was issued against him.

Chairman of Hurriyat factions Syed Ali Shah Geelani,Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Umar Farooq,JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik,Shabir Ahmad Shah,Moulana Abbas Ansari,Nayeem Ahmad Khan,Hakeem Abdul Rashid,Javid Ahmad Mir & many other religious and political organization expressed grief over the loss of Amanullah Khan.

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