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Azam Inqilabi (PATRON OF JKMeA)

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 11, 2009

Azam Inqilabi
PATRON OF JKMeA
Azam Inqilabi was Born in 1947 in Srinagar, Azam Inqilabi, formally joined the resistance movement of captive Kashmir in 1964. He was arrested first in 1965 at the age of 18. Thereafter he was arrested fifteen times and had to languish in jails and torture centres for about seven years intermittently. After completing graduation in 1968 he crossed the cease-fire-line in March 1969 to meet his ideological guide Maqbool Butt (martyr) at Muzaffarabad. During the past forty years he crossed the LoC eight times while dodging thousands and lakhs of security forces guarding the LoC. He has visited Britain, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Nepal to further the cause he is wedded to.
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Azam Inqilabi
Patron of JKMeA
After working in half a dozen resistance organizations he finally joined Mahaz-e-Azadi, the pro-independence organization in 1983. Mahaz was founded on 7th of May, 1977 by elderly Kashmiri leader Sofi Mohd. Akbar who had already worked in the late Plebiscite Front for 22 years as vocal senior stalwart.

He has written several books and booklets in Urdu and English. He has also been the editor of his Urdu journal “Wahdat”. He was the first Chief of the United Jihad Council at Muzaffarabad in 1990-91. After his repatriation from Pakistan in Jan 1995, he played an important role in the revival of resistance political institutions in the State.

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http://www.mahazeazadi.com/JKMAPatron.asp

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Dr Shabir Choudhry

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 9, 2009

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Dr Shabir Choudhry was born in Nakker Shamali (near Panjeri) in District Bhimber, Azad Kashmir. He went to UK in 1966, and holds a dual nationality.

He left secondary school in 1970 with no qualifications. In 1975 he started part time studies and passed Matriculation from Panjeri, passed ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels from UK, and resumed full time degree course and passed BA (Hons) in 1984.

He was awarded Mphil and PGCE in 1990 and PhD in 2002. At present he is self – employed, provides private tuition, translation/ interpretation and consultancy.

Dr Shabir Choudhry has done extensive research on the issue of Kashmir and Indo Pakistan relations. He is founder member of JKLF and became its Secretary General in 1985, and got elected President of JKLF of Europe Unit in 1999.

At present, he is: •He is author of more than 25 books and booklets in English on various aspects of the Kashmiri struggle. • Through out his adult life he has actively worked for Kashmir cause, and for peace and Rights Movement in Kashmir and South Asia. • Also he regularly takes part in proceedings of UN Human Rights Council and has attended various International conferences on Kashmir. Professor Rafiq Bhatti. He is one of the founding leaders of Kashmir National Party.

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UBAID MUSHTAQ

Posted by Kashmir Portal on June 4, 2009

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HE IS AN UNDERGRADUATE(BBA)STUDENT IN IUST,KASHMIR. WITH IT HE ALSO WRITE ARTICLES IN MANY LOCAL AND NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS ACROSS INDIA.INCLUDING VARIOUS FAMOUS WEBSITES LIKE COUNTERCURRENTS.ORG, & KASHMIRWATCH.COM,

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