Geelani barred from attending Seerat Conference

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Syed Ali Geelani

Government on Friday barred Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Shah Geelani from participating in a Seerat Conference to be held in Jamia Masjid Srinagar.

A Hurriyat (g) spokesperson said that police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in strength outside the residence-cum-office of octogenarian leader Syed Ali Geelani at Hyderpora.

They said that Geelani was not allowed to move out.

However, the spokesperson said that Geelani’s personal secretary Pir Saifullah and Raja Mehrajuddin will participate in the Seerat Conference and will represent Geelani in the event.

Pertinently, a Seerat Conference has been organised by Hurriyat (m) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Jamia Masjid Srinagar.

Besides, Mirwaiz, Geelani, Yasin Malik and Abbas Ansari were scheduled to address the conference.


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