#Day49: Geelani Arrested on Way Eidgah, Pro-Freedom Rally In Hyderpora

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Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani was arrested when he tried to march towards Islamabad.
Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani was arrested when he tried to march towards Islamabad. (KL file Image)

Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani was arrested by police and taken to Humhama Police Station when he took out a march towards Eidgah.

However, scores of people took out a rally soon after Friday prayers ended.

“Geelani sahab was arrested by police around 1:15 PM,” Hurriyat sources said.

Notably, the united resistance leadership had asked people to march towards Eidgah in Old Srinagar and offer congregational prayers there. Authorities, however, sealed all the routes leading towards Eidgah and strict curfew was imposed.

“Strong pro-freedom protests are going on in Hyderpora area,” sources said, “the protests arte peaceful.”

The sources said that people tried to march towards By-Pass. “But the roads have been blocked and there is huge deployment of forces and the protest rally returned.”

The sources said that while it is raining the pro-freedom and anti-India sloganeering is going.

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