Bring him back: Documentary on Maqbool Bhat released 34 years after his hanging

A film on Maqbool Bhat the founder of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) was released on the 34th anniversary of his hanging. Bhat was hanged by the Indian Government on February 11, 1984, in Tihar Jail, without informing his family, his body was buried in the jail compound.

Bhat was a prominent leader of Kashmir’s resistance movement, demanding independence from India and Pakistan. Modern Kashmiri liberation movement draws from the ideas of Maqbool Bhat.

The film ‘Bring Him Back’ is directed and produced by Srinagar based Journalist, Fahad Shah & London based activist, Talat Bhat. The film is Co-produced by RåFILM Sweden & JKTV Live Manchester.

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