Our stand unchanged on Kashmir: Geelani
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 4: The Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani today said the party’s stand vis-à-vis Kashmir freedom struggle remains unchanged.
A local news agency KNS quoted Geelani as saying that the Kashmir was a disputed territory and the issue needs to be resolved as per the peoples’ wishes.
“Our stand on Kashmir remains unchanged and will remain so in future,” KNS quoted him as saying.
He said during his meeting with the track two diplomats including Wajahat Habibullah, S K Mishra and Admiral Nair, he conveyed the facts regarding Kashmir to them which put them at defensive.
Geelani said the party had no differences with any other pro-freedom group or party. “We have our stand on Kashmir and it will always remain unchanged,” he said.
The veteran leader asked the clergy not to issue dictums against stone-pelting. “We should be realistic. How else can our youth defend the atrocities and brutalities of forces in Kashmir,” he said.
On his visit to Pakistan, he said that no final decision had been taken on it adding the visit would depend on his health condition.
He said Pakistan should maintain its traditional stand on Kashmir and not give any concessions to India.
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