SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Sunday said the policy of witch-hunt launched by Indian state against resistance leadership and businessmen of the Valley is meant to defame and weaken the people’s political struggle and crush Kashmir’s economy.
In a statement, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, said these dirty ploys would neither demoralise the people from their faith in their political struggle and their leadership nor will it help shift focus from the actual issue on the ground and the unprecedented atrocities committed against Kashmiri people. “What such baseness exposes is the anti-Kashmir and anti-Muslim mindset of the ruling class both in India and in Kashmir, who are seeking revenge from people both at a political and economic level,” they said.
Meanwhile, the joint resistance leadership and business community would discuss the situation against the backdrop of NIA raids during a meeting today at Geelani’s residence-cum-office. Later, the leadership would address a presser.