JKLF Condemns Mistreatment With Malik in Delhi

SRINAGAR: If Delhi gets upset due to our presence there, it should formally introduce the law that would prevent the people of Kashmir from visiting Indian capital. Only due to the person’s political ideology, he was thrown out of the hotel along with his family, including 18 month old daughter, a JKLF statement said here today.

The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front senior leaders condemned the treatment meted out to their chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik. Malik was not allowed to stay in a private hotel at New Delhi and was made to leave the hotel in the midnight along with his family.

The JKLF alleged that hotel management acted under police pressure.

Giving details, the statement read: “Mohammad Yasin Malik, along with his family including 18 month old daughter went to Delhi on December 01 where they had booked a room in a hotel through Prof Abdul Rahman Geelani. 

Geelani booked two rooms at Hotel Barkat near Nizam-ud-din. As Yasin sahib reached hotel, the hotel staff at first delayed in giving keys of the already  booked rooms and then finally allowed the check-in only after by midnight. The hotel management told Yasin Malik and his family to leave the hotel and that they do not provide accommodations to Paksiatani  citizens. The hotel staff further gave reasons that the authorities were compelling them for such moves. Yasin Malik was made to wait on the roadside for hours along with his family.” The front leaders stated that after a long time, Yasin sb along with his family took shelter at a friend’s house. The Font chairman has been given the similar treatment in the past also. He was attacked several times in Delhi during the past years.  

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