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Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani resigns from Hurriyat Conference

In a press statement the octogenarian separatist leader, Geelani said he is distancing himself completely from the All Party Hurriyat Conference

Syed Ali Shah Geelani
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Ten years after its formation, the Hurriyat Conference split into the moderate group headed by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and the hardline group headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani

IANS Srinagar
Senior hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday said he is distancing himself from the separatist platform -- the All Party Hurriyat Conference.
In a press statement the octogenarian separatist leader, Geelani said he is distancing himself completely from the All Party Hurriyat Conference.
"He has written a detailed letter to Hurriyat members in which he said, given the present situation within the Hurriyat Conference, he is completely dissociating himself from the platform", the statement said.
In his detailed letter to the members of the Hurriyat Conference, Geelani has said that henceforth he shall not be answerable in any manner about

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First Published: Jun 29 2020 | 1:30 PM IST

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