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Shocked over Tsunami deaths in Indonesia, landslide deaths of Uri : Geelani

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Srinagar, Dec 23: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday said that its crimes against common people in Jammu and Kashmir are so grave and hearts wrenching that India don’t need any excuse to highlight them.
Commenting on the statement by the Indian Home Minister, wherein he had said “Separatists in Kashmir use every opportunity to provoke the masses and incite anti-India Sentiment”.
In a statement issued, Hurriyat (G) chairman said, “we have time and again reiterated our stand that we neither horbour any hatred against India nor we want or wish anything bad for the people of India. We wholeheartedly wish them good and honestly want them to live in peace and prosperity. We are not fond of criticizing India nor are we in search of any excuses to hammer you out.”
He said that, “Indian iron fist and its armed forces have left its ugly footprints everywhere in the state providing an ample proof of untold stories of this oppression and our nation is fighting very hard to get rid of this slavery for the last so many decades, but India instead of addressing the fundamental issue always beats the bush to stay in a denial mode.”
He said that scars of the mighty oppression are so painful and traumatizing that whole population is suffering for decades together. “Pointing fingers to neighboring country to hide its blood drenched hands has no takers especially in a civilized world,” Hurriyat (G) chairman said.
He further said that, “Indian hegemony and atrocities have crossed all its limits and even the worst enemies of humanity feel ashamed when a baby of just 18 months is showered with pallets by the so-called world’s largest democracy”.
Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman said that such childish utterances from Delhi rulers can no longer lease the oppressor for too long. “Hatchery of stooges groomed in the lap of India particularly the fresh entrants may justify the occupation, but history and the Indian people themselves are witness to the fact that such maneuvering can never cement their forced control of the populace and statements like this is a confession that people of Kashmir are not only alienated with India but express it too,” he added.
He said that Indian rulers should accept the ground reality before it is too late to mend the situation.
Meanwhile, expressing deep shock and grief over the heavy death toll after a tsunami hit the coast on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani said that human loss anywhere is painful. Natural tragedies unnerve and gloom a conscious soul, but are helpless to rectify it, as it is beyond his control.
Hurriyat (G) chairman said that we condole and console families of those who lost their lives and pray from the core of our heart for the speedy and quick recovery of the injured. He further said that accidents and natural calamities are not within anybody control and one can only show sympathizes.
Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani also expressed his deep condolence with the families of all those 8 persons killed in Uttarakhand tragic accident and also consoled the injured people in the same accident.
He said although death has a fixed date and time and every life has to perish, but such tragedies are unfortunate and shocking.
While condoled to the bereaved families for their irreparable loss, he prayed for eternal peace of departed souls and wished the injured, speedy recovery.