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Rajnath Singh's remark 'admission' that Kashmir not part of India: Geelani

A Hurriyat Conference spokesman said Singh's remark was an "admission that Kashmir is not part of India"

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Ailing Chairman of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani addressing a press conference at his residence in Srinagar on Monday. File PTI Photo
Ailing Chairman of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani addressing a press conference at his residence in Srinagar on Monday. File PTI Photo

Syed Ali Shah Geelani-led said on Sunday that Home Minister Rajnath Singh's remark suggesting Vallabhbhai Patel was not allowed to act freely to solve the Kashmir issue, was an "admission" that Kashmir was not a part of India.

Addressing a political gathering in Gujarat yesterday, Singh said had Patel, India's first deputy prime minister, been allowed to act freely by then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, India would not have been facing the Kashmir issue today.


A spokesman said Singh's remark was an "admission that Kashmir is not part of India".

He said Kashmir "continues to be a dispute" and India itself took it to the

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First Published: Sun, October 15 2017. 21:48 IST
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