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 […]

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Some lesser known facts about Muhammad Ashraf Khan Sehrai

Some lesser known facts about Muhammad Ashraf Khan Sehrai

Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Monday replaced the octogenarian pro-freedom leader Syed Ali Geelani as the new chairman of the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH). The development came in the wake of a decision by the Majlis-e-Shora (Advisory board) after taking the health and age of Geelani into consideration. The elections were long overdue since August 2016. Here are some […]