#Day47: ‘No Solution Under Indian Constitution Acceptable,’ Geelani’s Addresses To Verinag Rally

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Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday asked people to remain steadfast and “not to get swayed” by the employment packages of governments in Srinagar and Delhi.

Mir Hafizullah of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat addressing Verinag rally

Addressing a mammoth pro-freedom rally in South Kashmir’s Islamabad district, Geelani while referring to the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “no solution under the ambit of Indian Constitution is acceptable to Kashmiris.”

Verinag rally on August 24, 2016

Notably, during a meet with J&K’s unionist opposition leaders in New Delhi, PM Modi had advocated for a “permanent solution” to issue of Kashmir, however, “under the ambit of Constitution”.

TeH Mir Hafizullah addressing Verinag rally

Thousands of people reached main chowk of Verinag, which has been renamed as Shaheed Amir Chowk after Amir Ahmad, a local, was shot dead by forces on July 09, 2016, to the attend the rally which remained cent percent peaceful.

Verinag rally

The pro-freedom rally was scheduled in Eidgah Verinag, however, due to bad weather, the venue was changed to Shaheed Ami Chowk.

People came from different areas including Kapran, Shahabad, Nowgam, Dooru, Batagund, Zamalgam, Sadiwara, Mandi Pora, Changoo to attend the rally.

People offering Zuhr Namaz in verinag on August 24, 2016

Geelani in his almost 9-minute long telephonic address said, “if India sincerely wants a permanent solution to Kashmir dispute, United Nations Security Council resolutions must be implemented.”

Besides others, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Islamabad district chief addressed the gathering.

Lashing out at authorities for “bringing more and more forces”, Geelani said, “India has been able to occupy J&K only due to its military might and it has again sent 2600 BSF personnel to Kashmir to further its occupation.”

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