Haseeb Abdullah

Geelani’s resignation from APHC-G: not an aberration but a part of Hurriyat Culture

Geelani’s resignation from APHC-G: not an aberration but a part of Hurriyat Culture

Since 1987, the pro resistance leadership has formed numerous amalgams to jointly struggle for the political cause but the inherent fissures have always resulted in disintegration. Haseeb Abdullah writes about these events and concludes Syed Ali Geelani has emerged with more popularity after each controversial disintegration of any amalgam.

In a recent development, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the nonagenarian resistance leader in Kashmir resigned from his post as chief of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC). In his two page letter, he informed the member constituents of APHC-G that he is resigning from the lifetime chairmanship of the amalgam. He complained about the leaders who […]

 Haseeb Abdullah

Dilemma of Joy

Dilemma of Joy

The market was bustling, faces turning pale, tongues drying up. The sun was yet to hide behind the hills. The vehicle of time was moving at the snail’s pace. The cool wind was blowing from Pakistan and everyone was waiting upon for the call from office of Ruwait e Hilal committee. Those movements were indescribable […]

 Haseeb Abdullah

Religion, Ambition or Frustration: Lahore Resolution 23 March 1940

Religion, Ambition or Frustration: Lahore Resolution 23 March 1940

The noble ideals of equality, brotherhood, and patriotism exhibited by all sections of Indian population particularly, Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs, in their struggle for independence from the yoke of British imperialism is worth remembering and emulating. Without these ideals, a pluralistic country like India could have never freed itself from the shackles of British colonialism. […]