Pakistan glorifies Burhan Wani, releases postal stamp portraying him as freedom fighter

New Delhi, Sept 20: In an attempt to honour slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, Pakistan released special ‘commemorative’ postal portraying him as a freedom fighter.

Calling him a ‘victim of atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir’, the Pakistan Post released the postal stamps, reported Times of India. They were issued by Philately Bureau in Karachi on ‘Kashmir Martyrs Day’ on July 8, 2016.
The report further stated that the stamps were available on online e-commerce site e-bay for $6.99 (approximately Rs 500). In Pakistan, but the stamps were being sold at 8 Pakistani Rupees.
Apart from Wani’s stamp, the postal agency released 19 other stamps including ‘Braid chopper’, ‘Human Shield’, ‘Over 100,000 Kashmiris Martryed’ and so on, under the series ‘Victim of atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir’.

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