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Stone-pelting on students: Need to keep vigil on those involved in such incidents, says Geelani

Srinagar, May 02: Commenting on the stone pelting incident on a school bus in south Kashmir, Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday called for retrospection and said that people should keep strict vigil over those involved in these incidents.
He said: “Our strength lies in discipline. We should keep strict vigil over those involved in these incidents.”
In his fervent appeal to youth, Geelani called for retrospection.
“On one hand dogmatic forces while trampling all ethics, term the Kathua minor’s brutal murder and rape a ‘small matter’ and on the other while pelting stones at innocent kids we are providing opportunities to these forces to get madder and come up swinging,” he said and added: “We are passing through a crucial stage and it is sensible to move forward and follow discipline with complete wisdom.”.
Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq too condemned the incident.
He said it was quite disturbing and one fails to understand why a school bus carrying children was targeted.
The spokesman said that said that those who indulge in such hooliganism should realize that “these actions tarnish our movement and provide an opportunity to our adversary to defame it.”
Mirwaiz said that it is the duty of each Kashmiri to safeguard the people’s movement for which immense sacrifices are being given and do no such thing that will be detrimental to it in any way.