Geelani convenes Majlis Shoora meet, urges UN to help resolve Kashmir issue

Geelani convenes Majlis Shoora meet, urges UN to help resolve Kashmir issue

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday convened Majlis Shoora (Consultative Body) meeting at his Hyderpora residence. The members condemned banning of Jama’at and JKLF, and hailed the steadfastness and commitment of political prisoners languishing in and outside jails
According to the statement issued here, Geelani after taking a serious note of the broad discussion, opinions and proposals put forward by Shoora members said that the people of Kashmir are engaged in a legitimate democratic and political movement of right to self-determination.
“We have been subjugated and victimized for our genuine political beliefs,” said Geelani while giving details of the precious and exemplary sacrifices rendered by the people of Kashmir since 1947.
Condemning the use of force and military might to suppress the freedom sentiments of the people, Hurriyat chairman advised Majlis Shoora not to succumb to the “repression and suppression” policies.
The veteran leader urged the United Nations to use its official position and prevail upon India to display its willingness to resolve long pending Kashmir issue in the larger interests of permanent peace and progress in the whole South Asia.
Hurriyat leader also demanded an effective check on the “gross violation of human rights”.
The meeting also paid tributes to the slain militants in Pulwama and Shopian and all the martyrs who have sacrificed their precious lives since 1931.
Geelani also condemned detention of Javed Hussain, resident of Dachan Kishtwar “on the pretext that his son has joined militant rank”.
Hurriyat chairman said that father and son cannot be punished in lieu of each other for having different ideologies.
He also condemned the summoning of his two daughters by NIA to its Delhi office and the frequent raids at odd times.
Those constituents who participated in the Majlis Shoora meeting includeGh. Nabi Sumji, Bashir Ahmad Indrabi, Hakeem Abdul Rashid, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Gh. Mohammad Nagoo, Mohammad Yaseen Aataie, Mohammad Maqbool Magami, Arshad Aziz, Khawaja Firdous Ahmad, Molvi Bashir Ahmad Irfani, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Zamrooda Habib, Bilal Ahmad Sidqui and G. A. Gulzar.
The meeting decided to organise a seminar in relation to “Message of Ramadan” at Hyderpora on May 26.