J&K bars Hurriyat meet, puts Mirwaiz under house arrest

“So much for practising honest democracy Governor sahab!” he said taking a dig at Governor Satya Pal Malik.
Mirwaiz Umer Farooq
Srinagar: Authorities foil an attempt to march to Shopian by separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in Srinagar on Feb. 2, 2018. Separatist conglomerate, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) headed by Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik, have called for the march to Shopian in protest of the killing of five civilians over the last few days. (Photo: IANS)

Srinagar, Dec 1 : A n one-day Hurriyat session on Saturday here was disallowed by the Jammu and Kashmir authorities, who also placed separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under house arrest.

“One day #Hurriyat workers/delegate session barred! Put again under #HouseArrest! Rajbagh office o f Hurriyat sealed! Not allowed any space or scope for any political activity!” Umer Farooq tweeted.

“So much for practising honest democracy Governor sahab!” he said taking a dig at Governor Satya Pal Malik.

The uptown Rajbagh office of the Hurriyat group was vshut down to prevent any assembly of separatist forces.

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