SRINAGAR JUNE 25: Syed Ali Geelani, Sunday denounced the state administration for placing Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Ayaz Akbar and scores of other pro-freedom leaders and activists under house arrest.
Terming arbitrary arrests and curbs unjustified & as state sponsored terrorism, Syed Ali Geelani in his statement said that Muslims community in state are celebrating Eid in a gloomy atmosphere.
Geelani called restrictions and barring leadership from offering religious obligations on the auspicious eve of Eid as blatant interference in religious matters.
Syed Ali Geelani who is under house arrest since past seven years, said that on this day Muslim Ummah from all over the world are celebrating Eid ul Fitr with religious fervor, however the people in Kashmir are reeling under continuous life threats and are subjected to extreme brutalities.
Syed Ali Geelani while lashing at administration, said that almost entire leadership has been put under house arrest and often bared from offering Friday prayers.
Syed Ali Geelani while lamenting at authorities, said that unjustifiable restrictions in the holy month of Ramdan speaks the volume that how callous and heartless the state rulers are.
Syed Ali Geelani while referring to Tehreek-e-Hurriyat cadre, said that particularly THK leaders are subjected vengeance and were not allowed to offer even Fridayprayers in the Holy month. This is sheer frustration of authorities, said Syed Ali Geelani and added that it ilustrates their sick mindedness and madness.
All these restrictions and haughty approach of administration is giving rise to uncertainty and situation is turning from bad to worst.
Justifying the people’s resentment, Syed Ali Geelani said that uncalled restrictions, repressive and suppressive approach of authorities is the basic reason for appalling situations in state.
Syed Ali Geelani in his statement while ridiculing authorities for their brute and callous attitude, said that their unrealistic and inhuman plans are the root cause of growing tension and consequently people are left with no option other than to come on roads.
Huriyat in its appeal to human rightist organization for their cognizance and urged to use their influence and impress local administration to withdraw curbs and respect human norms, liberty and right to opt and practice faith without fear and intimidations from authorities. (PTK)