Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Kashmiri Politician, Islamic Figure
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani is a former Kashmiri separatist Hurriyat leader in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He was previously a member of Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir but later on founded his own party by the name of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. He has served as the chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a conglomerate of separatist parties in Jammu and Kashmir. He was an MLA from the Sopore constituency of Jammu and Kashmir three times.
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani resigns from All Party Hurriyat Conference"Looking at the current situation of All Party Hurriyat Conference, I announce my resignation from this forum. Units have been informed by a letter," Syed Ali Shah Geelani said.
Also reported by •DNA
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Internet snapped in Kashmir amid rumours of separatist leader Geelani's healthIn wake of rumours about the health of separatist leader Ali Shah Geelani, mobile internet services have been suspended in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.
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Former DU professor SAR Geelani who was convicted and later acquitted in Parliament attack case diesHe was also charged with sedition in 2016, after he had organised an event against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, days after a similar event at JNU had sparked controversy over..
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Twitter asked to take down eight accountsThe home ministry has recommended suspension of eight Twitter accounts. These accounts according to the IT ministry officials were “engaging in an anti-India campaign on Kashmir and Article 370”...
Geelani asks Kashmiri youth to be ready for long, tough struggle
China might take tough stance with Pak on separatistsA senior official in the security establishment says that Geelani's statement might have irked China, who could now even ask Pakistan to distance itself from the separatists
NIA summons Geelani’s son in terror funding case
J&K terror financing: Editor of prominent English daily quizzed by NIA, Geelani's grandson summoned
There was rift in Hurriyat conference regarding funds routed through hawala for terrorism: NIAThe NIA claimed that Masarat Alam, the so-called poster boy of stone-pelters and violent agitations in Kashmir valley has revealed during his custodial interrogation that Pakistan based agents route..