Happy To See Mirwaiz Back:  Lone

SRINAGAR — Peoples Conference (PC) chairman Sajad Gani on Friday said he was happy to see Mirwaiz Umar Farooq back in Srinagar after NIA questioning . He expressed hope that New Delhi “understands the reverence” the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman commands in Kashmir.

“Happy to see @MirwaizKashmir back in Srinagar. A gruelling ordeal for someone as gentle as the Mirwaiz Umar Sahib. Irrespective of political differences he is a religious head and a uniting force for Muslims in Kashmir. I hope Delhi understands the reverence that he commands. (sic),” Lone tweeted.

Back home after facing questioning by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi in a terror funding case, Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq told a Friday congregation at Jamia Masjid here that the separatists would not change their stand on Kashmir issue due to coercion .

The Mirwaiz returned to the valley on Thursday after spending three days in New Delhi where he was questioned by the NIA in connection with a case related to funding of militant groups and separatist organisations in Jammu and Kashmir.


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