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Geelani reacts to Guv’s ‘paradise’ remark

Srinagar, Jan 27: Government forces have converted “this paradise on earth into a hell”, Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sunday said in reply to J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik’s statement a day ago in which he claimed that Kashmir will once again become “the paradise Emperor Shah Jahan had called it.”

Geelani, in a statement, said that the healthy and clean environment has been polluted by the filthy and suffocating fumes of bullets, pellets and other ammunition.


“Our peaceful and happy habitat has been blown up and converted into rubble by the forces,” he said.

Khonmoh encounter:Desecrating dead bodies against int’l laws: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Jan 27: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led Hurriyat (M) Sunday paid glowing tributes to two slain militants Saqib Gulzar and his companion killed in the gunfight in Khonmuh on Saturday.

In a statement, the Hurriyat (M) spokesman said the charred bodies of the militants exhibit the “worst form of state terrorism”.
“Desecration of dead bodies was not only the anti-human but also against international law and treaties to which India is a signatory,” the spokesman said.