Police Foils Hurriyat (G) Seminar

0Shares

SRINAGAR (ONS) – The police on Saturday foiled a Hurriyat (G) seminar at Hyderpora, sealing off the venue and barring entry to all participants and visitors, the alliance said.

According to the separatist faction, the police kept Syed Ali Shah Geelani residence under siege for the entire day apart from keeping him under house arrest.

The Hurriyat (G) had announced to hold a seminar on the “Shrine Boards Designs and their Impact” on Sunday, inviting participants from all sections of society, it said, adding that the police had similarly barred another seminar at the venue on November 6.

The Hurriyat (G) as well as Geelani’s party, the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, have flayed the government action.

The Hurriyat (G) termed the step as “state terrorism,” saying that India was reinforcing its claims as being a champion of democracy by relentlessly silencing the voice of Kashmiris with the use of force.

“Our organisation and forum are being targeted specifically, and have been subjected to an undeclared ban,” Geelani said.

“I am under unbroken house arrest for the past two years, and my associates are facing an unending spree of detention,” he said.

“Our party was already barred rallies in the open, and now it is being denied seminars and other programmes indoors as well,” he said.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS