Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Friday condemned the ‘arbitrary and coercive act’ of raiding the house of Jihad Council chief Syed Salah u Din and summoning his grandson, Muzamil Ahmad Khan to Delhi by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
As per the statement issued here, Geelani said, “It is folly being played by authorities to harass and scare the resistance leadership from representing the people’s sentiments and their just political struggle.”
Terming the summoning and raid of UJC chief’s residence as an act of ‘political vendetta’, Geelani said and that Khan is a student and such coercive actions are aimed to tarnish his educational career.
“These arbitrary actions won’t break his resolve,” Geelani said, adding that his family is being victimized for his dedication and commitment with ongoing freedom movement.
Denouncing authorities for filing charge sheet against noted and prominent religious scholar, Dr Zakir Nayak, Geelani said that he always pleaded for mutual harmony and brotherhood between different communities and never propagated hatred, instead remained instrumental for promoting education and conveyed the peace message of Islam.
“The allegations levelled against Dr Zakir Nayak are bundle of lies and he is simply being implicated for preaching true message of Islam,” Geelani said, adding that the authorities are misleading their people and hence leveling fake and fabricated charges against the prominent scholar and educationist like Zakir Nayak.
Meanwhile, denouncing arrest of Hurriyat Leader and chairman Muslim Democratic League, Ab Rashid Hakeem, Hurriyat Chief Spokesperson, Gh Ahmad Gulzar, continuing house arrest of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Mohammad Ashraf Laya and barring people from offering Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid for last 5 successive Fridays, Huriyat conference termed it an act of “political vengeance.
The spokesman said that people in state are facing worst type of state sponsored terrorism since 27th October 1947 when India forcibility occupied state and arrests, restrictions and strangulating people’s aspirations are now becoming the daily routine,.
Hurriyat expressed its deep concern over the plight of detainees in Kathua jail and said that the behaviour of jail authorities is quite callous and inhuman. “The detainees are denied their rights and locked for almost 24 hours and added that detainees for mere one hour are allowed to move out from their respective barracks,” he said.
Blaming authorities for creating grave yard silence, the amalgam said, “All these repressive and coercive measures won’t break our resolve or deter us from pursuing the cherished mission, and added that while being committed and faithful to movement, our leadership and people will take mission to its final destination, despite all these arbitrary measures and bullying by authorities.”