Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who continues to be under house arrest, in a statement extended ‘heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the bereaved family of ML Bindroo (chemist) and others’.
The statement said Shabir Ahmad Shah and Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar were elected as vice-chairmen.
In the meeting, the leaders demanded release of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from his house arrest.
National Conference says the youth leader was arrested for seeking compensation for people in land acquisition
Hurriyat Conference asked the J&K administration to revoke the dismissal or give the employees a ‘fair chance’ to challenge the charges levelled against them.
This is the major political statement issued by the Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in recent months.
The Hurriyat Conference feel unfortunate, as their chairman has not been released even in the month of Ramzan from his "arbitrary" detention.
A Hurriyat statement expressed regret that after announcing the release of its chairman Mirwaiz e Umar Farooq, the government went back on its decision.
Breaking its long silence, the Hurriyat Conference Wednesday called new Jammu and Kashmir land laws “anti-people”.
A year after abrogation of Article 370, a rare statement from Hurriyat Conference.
It is important that the Centre explores every opportunity for the development of Kashmir and fulfil promises made by the authorities so that the people of Kashmir are convinced that New Delhi is concerned about them.
Some argue that Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, at the fag end of his life, has foreclosed any option of compromise or dialogue and passed the baton to youth and asked them to stand for 'whatever ideology he stood for over the years'.
In a short audio, Geelani said, 'keeping in view the present situation in the Hurriyat Conference, I announce to part ways from the Hurriyat forum. The decision has been conveyed to all the constituents of Hurriyat through an official letter.'
The J&K administration had to stop internet services in the wake of rumours about the deterioration in the separatist leader's health.
Hurriyet announced that Geelani has recently expressed his wish to be buried at the Mazar-e-Shuhada, a graveyard in Eidgah, Srinagar.
Alleging that 'affluent and powerful' sections have crushed the dreams of the youths in Kashmir and destroyed their lives, J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik appealed to the people to understand the truth and join the Centre's efforts to usher peace and progress in the state.
The NIA charge sheet says Yasin Malik had visited the Lashkar e Taiba camps in Muree in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and addressed the LeT cadres there.
Amit Shah said the Modi government will have no hesitation in restoring statehood to Jammu and Kashmir when normalcy returns.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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