New Delhi, Aug 23: A decision on whether or not to ban both factions of the Hurriyat Conference is currently awaiting a decision at the highest levels. There is every possibility that a ban under the stringent provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act may be imposed on both factions of the Hurriyat, which is at the forefront of the separatist movement in Jammu and Kashmir.
A recent probe learnt that the granting of MBBS seats to Kashmiri students by institutions in Pakistan clearly indicate that the money being collected from the students being used to fund terrorism in the Valley.
Whether or not to ban the Hurriyat has been a subject matter of debate for long. The fact is that a lot of money was being by the State on the Hurriyat. The debate on whether to use the tax payer’s money to guard the Hurriyat lead
New Delhi, June 29: Hardline separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani has quit the Hurriyat Conference. He issued an audio statement after a detailed two page letter. Following this announced ending his long time association with the hardline separatist group, Hurriyat Conference in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, Feb 14: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have geared themselves up for a possible security situation in the aftermath of reports suggesting that the health of separatist, S A S Geelani is deteriorating.
Sources in the Home Ministry tells OneIndia that Geelani had undergone a health check up and he is fine at the moment. The MHA suspects that these reports could be a ploy on the part of Pakistan to spread rumours and incite trouble in the Valley.
New Delhi, Apr 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned for the second time, the son of S A S Geelani, in connection with the terror funding case. The NIA has Dr. Naeem Geelani to be present at its office in New Delhi.
This is the second time that the NIA is issuing summons to Naeem Geelani in almost a week. He has been directed to appear on April 22 at 10.30 am. This has a reference of Case no NIA crime no RC- 10/2017/NIA/DLI. In his first summon he was asked to appear on April 9, 2019, at NIA Delhi, the NIA said.
Earlier this week, hardline Kashmir separatist, Syed Ali Shah Geelani stepped down as the chief of the Tehrik-e-Hurriyat and made way for his long time friend, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai. While Geelani continues to head the Hurriyat Conference, it would only be a matter of time before he steps down owing to poor health, age and the pressure that the Indian government has mounted on him in the Kashmir terror funding case.
The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Kashmir separatist, S A S Geelani in connection with a money laundering case. The regional office of the ED in Srinagar delivered the summons at Geelani’s home in Hyderpora.