Geelani’s Family Dispels Rumours About His Deteriorating Health

Syed Ali Geelani- File photo

 Hurriyat Conference -G chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s family on Friday dispelled rumours about his deteriorating health, saying the separatist leader was having chest infection due to the prevailing cold conditions, but was recovering well.

“We are also troubled by the rumours circulating about Geelani sahab’s health, but he is fine,” the separatist leader’s son, Naseem Geelani told PTI.

He said his father developed acute chest infection because of the prevailing cold conditions in the valley and was taken to a hospital for some scans.

“Some tests were done and we took him to Bone and Joint hospital for a CT scan. He is recovering now and is at home,” he said.

Naseem Geelani said the Hurriyat chairman already has bronchitis which gets aggravated due to the cold.

“He is on antibiotics and a team of doctors is regularly monitoring him,” Naseem Geelani added.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who is suffering from multiple ailments, has mostly been under house arrest at his residence in Hyderpora since 2010.

Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group: Join Now

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.



One Response to "Geelani’s Family Dispels Rumours About His Deteriorating Health"

  1. Vorshal  January 3, 2020 at 8:35 pm

    Dispel no rumours…

    It is good to know that he is healthy and safe. We all suffer from winter-related ailments. In addition, he may be suffering from old age-related ailments. It is good to know that he went to the hospital for a check-up. As mortals, this is all that we can do.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.