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The legacy of 13 July 1931 martyrs

The legacy of 13 July 1931 martyrs

Today marks the eighty-seventh anniversary of martyrs of 13 July 1931 whose heroic rebellion against the autocratic Dogra rule heralded a new revolutionary phase of Kashmir’s political awakening. It was on this day when thousands of Kashmiri Muslims took the state head-on that had pushed them into slavery, dispossession and expulsion in almost all domains […]

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Abdul Qadeer Khan Ghazi, hero of 1931 uprising

Abdul Qadeer Khan Ghazi, hero of 1931 uprising

Abdul Qadeer Khan, a follower of Islamic ideologue Maulana Jamaluddin Afghani, delivered a speech at Khankahi Moula Shrine, asking people to revolt against the cruel policies of Dogra Maharaja. On that day, the Youngmen Muslim Association had convened a public meeting at Khankah-i-Moula. In this meeting Khawaja Saad-ud-din Shawl, Mirwaiz Moulvi Yusuf Shah, Mirwaiz  Mujahid […]