Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday paid tributes to the martyrs of Karbala Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), his family and companions, stating that their sacrifice infused a new life and meaning into understanding Islam.
Mirwaiz said that despite being far less in number, up against a mighty enemy, Imam Hussain said that courageously with faith and conviction along with his companions till his last breath, to uphold the great principles of Islam which he stood by.
Mirwaiz said that Imam Hussain (AS) refused to surrender before falsehood and deceit and instead fought for truth and righteousness. He preferred to sacrifice his life in the desert of Karbala but did not give in to it ,setting a great example for all of Muslim umma to emulate and follow.
He said that the best tribute to Imam Hussain (RA) and the valiant martyrs of Karbala is to keep their legacy of defending the truth alive, at all costs.
“For us the people of J&K struggling for the just cause, the sacrifice of Imam Hussain (RA) carries a special message; it tells us to stand firm and struggle in unison to achieve our just goal and have faith in almighty Allah’s benevolence.