Mirwaiz Meets Geelani After Hurriyat Meet


SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday visited chairman of the parallel faction of the Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani. 

After chairing a meeting of Hurriyat (M) executive, General Council and working committee at the amalgam’s Rajbagh headquarters here, Mirwaiz left for Hyderpora to see Geelani and to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir, reports quoting sources said.

The Hurriyat Conference (M)’s executive, general council and the working committee was held at the amalgam’s Rajbagh headquarters under the chairmanship of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in which Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Gani Lone, Masroor Abbas Ansari, Muhammad Musadiq Adil, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and others participated.

The meeting deliberated upon the Indo-Pak relations in the backdrop of recently concluded elections in India and the formation of new dispensation at New Delhi and also the prevailing political situation in Kashmir, according to a statement issued here.

With regard to the situation in the valley, the participants expressed serious concern and anguish over the ongoing bloodshed, CASOs and killings across the valley.

“The meeting unanimously agreed that the muscular policy adopted by New Delhi towards Kashmir for the past decades has failed in resolution of the issue and will not yield anything even at present,” the statement said, adding, “The meeting reiterated that acknowledging the aspirations of the people of Kashmir and working towards the resolution of the lingering issue by New Delhi was the best bet for improving the situation in the valley as well as for the larger interests of peace and progress of people in South Asia.”

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