Foiling freedom marches illogical: Geelani

Foiling freedom marches illogical: Geelani

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Srinagar,February 15,2017 CNS: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has condemned the imposition of restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the valley on February 15 against Kulgam Chalo. Meanwhile Huriyat chairman & party General Secretary Shabir Ahmad Shah continues to be under house detention.

Huriyat in its statement said that police administration in view of the Kulgam Chalo arrested pro-freedom leaders including Mirwaiz Omer Farooq, Mohammad Yassin Malik, Mohamad Ashraf Sehrai, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Meraj u Din, Omer Adil Dar and scores of other leaders and party activists.

Syed Ali Geelani said, the restrictions, crackdown against leaders and activists and clamping curfew like situation were illogical. Huriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani strongly castigated state administration for laying curbs against political activists and arresting leaders. Condemning over state authorities for their egoistic and brute approach, Geelani termed these arbitrary measures as extreme state terrorism. Youth are being brutally massacred and we are not even allowed to mourn or offer tearful tributes to our martyrs, said Geelani.

From day first and with the inception of coalition administration in state we are reeling under worst type of state terrorism and situation in state has turned from bad to worse and killing graph has suddenly gone up, said Syed Ali Geelani. The state authorities are denying any political space and people are not allowed to raise their genuine voices, said Geelani in his statement.

Commenting over incomparable force and the continuous use of pellet gun against peaceful protestors, Syed Ali Geelani said dozens of protestors were showered pellets. Though pellet gun has been declared a lethal weapon and dozens of people have lost their eyesight, however administration exhibiting its arrogance and highhandedness has not stopped the use of this lethal weapon, said Syed Ali Geelani.

Neither we have urged nor unnecessarily we ask people to resent or follow strike calls, instead circumstances force us to opt for these peaceful measures, said Syed Ali Geelani.

They are creating deliberately disturbances in state and they are hell-bent to cripple our economy, Syed Geelani said, while referring to the sinister designs adopted by RSS led regime & in his appeal to people asked to understand their follies. (CNS)