Hafiz Saeed Announces New Phase of Jihad against India

Arif Qureshi

Islamabad: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed announced that the present movement of Kashmir is moving its logical ends and we will not leave our kashmiri brethren alone at this important juncture. He demanded government to cut diplomatic ties with India, send Indian high commissioner back and recall Pakistani Envoy from New Delhi. LeT founder Hafiz Saeed was leading two days “Kashmir Caravan” started Tuesday afternoon with thousands of his followers form Masjid Shuhda (Martyred Mosque) mall road Lahore. The protest was organized in the light of recent unrest and killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani and 40 unarmed civilians by  security forces in Indian controlled Kashmir.

The protest march comprising hundreds of buses, mini trucks, high roofs wagons ended on Wednesday evening after a huge gathering addressed by political parties correspondents, jihad organizations leaders and united Jihad council (UJC) chairman on Kashmir High Way, near Abpara Chowk in Islamabad.

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed traveled form Lahore to Islamabad in his bullet proof vehicle equipped with jammers to avoid any terror attack, his convey was being monitored with CCTV cameras and escorted by hundreds of JuD and its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF) volunteers. Hafiz Saeed has life threats form Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan(TTP) whom he has openly declared Takfiri ( unbeliever) for their Anti Army stance. The rally traveled form Lahore to Islamabad without any hurdle, rather Punjab government and federal police provided full security to the participants of the rally.During travel Hafiz Saeed addressed his followers from his open Container in all major cities Gujranwala, Wazirabad, Gujrat, Lala Musa, Kharian, Jehlum, and Rawalpindi before arriving Islamabad. In Islamabad hundreds of Jaish-e-Muhmmad (JeM) and Harkat ul Mujahideen (HuM) activists also joined the rally chanting Anti-United States, India, Israel and pro-jihad slogans.

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After reaching Islamabad LeT founder Hafiz saeed threatened with three phase strategy if India will not stop atrocities in Indian controlled Kashmir. Addressing the PM Nawaz Sharif and members of Parliament Hafiz Saeed said we appreciate that Pakistan is observing black Day today but it is not enough, Pakistan should halt all kinds of diplomatic and trade relations with India.

Announcing the second phase LeT founder Hafiz Saeed said if our demands are not fulfilled we will travel to Muzaffarabad and Chakothi in Pakistan controlled Kashmir to fuel freedom movement.

Threatened to India Hafiz Saeed warned that we do not accept Cease For Line as Line of Control, India will have to vacant Kashmir otherwise we have no option to march into Indian controlled Kashmir till freedom.

On the occasion JuD chief Hafiz Saeed also harshly criticized United States and urged the Government of Pakistan to revive the relations with latter. He said United States says the Kashmir is the internal matter of India and we have nothing to do with it.

Addressing the rally United Jihad Council (UJC) chairman and supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen syed salahuddin hardly criticized the role of United Nations regarding Kashmir, he blamed United Nations is a slave of United States and its criminal silent over Kashmir is condemnable. UJC Chief Salahudin praised the role of Hafiz Saeed and urged him to continue sending Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) militants until Kashmir is librated form Indian occupation.

India accused LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, as mastermind of  2008 Mumbai attacks in which 166 Indian citizen were killed including 52 Muslims, a charge which Hafiz saeed denies. After Mumbai attack United Nations declared Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) a terrorist organization and also individually designated Hafiz Saeed as a global terrorist, While US has announced $10 million bounty on the head of leading Hafiz Saeed’s arrest or killing in 2012 for his alleged role in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

The rally was also addressed by Jamat-e-Islami chief Senator Siraj ul Haq, Sheikh Rashid, JuD central leader Hafiz Abdul Rehman Makki, Harkat ul Muajahideen(HuM) chief Maulana Fazal Rehman Khalil, Jamiat ul Mujahdeen commander General Abdullah, UJC secretary General sheikh Jamil Rehman, Abdullah Gul Chairman Tehreek Jawanan Pakistan (TJP), Jamiat Ulema pakistan head Sahbzada zubair abu alkhair, General® Amjad Shoaib, Syed Zai ullah Shah Bukhari head Muthida Jamiat Ahl-Haidth. APHC azad Kashmir chapter convener Gulam Muhmmad Safi, JuD Leader Amir Hamza, JKLR leader Rafiq Dar and Salvation Front deputy head Altaf Ahmad baht.

The Writer is Editor Daily Online News Paper “The Fortress” He can be reached at arifqoreshi@gmail.com

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