A year after Afzal's hanging, wife wants peaceful life for son She claimed the political fallout of separatist JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat's hanging in 1984 kept Guru's hopes of not facing the gallows afloat. "He used to say, 'Till now they haven't been able to get rid of the burden of hanging one Maqbool Bhat, they can't afford to hang me. He believed New Delhi would let him rot in jail, but won't hang him," she said.Kashmir under curfew on Afzal hanging anniversary Guru's wife claimed their son Ghalib, who is in Class nine, believes "the injustice consumed his father". "He (Ghalib) reads it all on the internet. He knows everything from A-Z of the case," she said.
Afzal Guru’s teenage son makes first public appearance, cries on dais Ghalib has named his room as Room No. 4. "He lives with me in a single room. He studies, goes to school. His father was in Jail No. 3 in Tihar, and he (Ghalib) has named this room as Jail No. 4," said Tabassum.
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