Geelani barred from marching to Lal Chowk
Srinagar, October 23, 2018: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani was not allowed to move out of his residence a he intended to march towards Lal Chowk to express solidarity and lead a protest march against the Kulgam carnage, a spokesman of Hurriyat said in a statement issued here today.
Large contingent of police was deployed in and around the residence of chairman and they locked the main gate from outside and didn’t allow anybody in or out, said the spokesman.
Meanwhile, in a statement, Hurriyat chairman has strongly condemned this police action. He said that in world’s largest and heavily militarized zone of Jammu and Kashmir, people are not even allowed to breathe freely. Their voice is chocked and their human needs are curbed on the pretext of security.
He said that innocent lives are snatched by the barrel of gun and then people are not allowed to mourn these deaths.