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Yusuf Nadeem was a valiant son of soil, an intellectual par excellence: Geelani

Terms him as most humble and dedicated soul


KNS

Srinagar, Feb 15 (KNS): A condolence meeting was held at Sandipora Budgam by Hurriyat Conference and while addressing the meeting, Syed Ali Geelani said that Mohammad Yusuf Nadeem was a valiant son of soil and an intellectual par excellence.
Terming him as most humble and dedicated soul, a selfless human, an ideologue, a great freedom fighter, a great patriot, an intellectual and a symbol of struggle and sacrifices, Syed Ali Geelani in his telephonic address paid his tributes to slain leader.
Thousands of mourners attended the condolence meeting and paid their tributes to slain leader.
Paying tributes to slain Nadeem, Syed Ali Geelani lashed at state sponsored agencies and said that assassins are enjoying the backing and full support from their sponsors, saying that a territory which is occupied by seven lakh forces personnel, roaming with lethal weapons, can never be a safe place for people and leaders like Shaheed Nadeem.
Addressing the mourners and paying tributes to slain leader, Syed Ali Geelani said that late Nadeem had a unique personality and left a void that will never be filled ever and pledged that these cowardly acts won’t deter them from pursuing their mission, nor will these suppressive and aggressive measures will make them surrender.
Praying for the departed soul, Syed Ali Geelani extended his condolences to bereaved family and prayed for their forbiddance to bear this irreparable loss.
The condolence meeting was presided over by Huriyat general secretary Haji Gh Nabi Sumji and many dignitaries including several personalities from resistance and religious camp, and business fraternity including Ad Muhammad Shafi Rishi, Nisar Hussain Rather ,Hakim Ab Rashid , Syed Mohd Shafi, Musaib Ahmad ,Gh Mohammad Nagu, Mohamad Yusuf Naqash ,Mohammad Yusuf Bhat ( Awami Action Committee ) Bilal Sidiqee, Noor Mohammad Kalwal ,Gh Ahmad Gulzar Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi ,Mohd Yusuf Bhat , Syed Imtiyaz Hyder , Gh Ali Gulzar , Mohammad Ali Shuja and representative from Tehreek-e-Khawateen Kashmir and others .
Meanwhile, Syed Ali Geelani expressed his serious concern over the falling health of detainees in different jails said that they are not being provided with proper medical treatment and as such their health is deteriorating with every passing day.
Lashing at state administration, Geelani said that detainees are being shifted to outside jail and while referring to reports, added that those lodged in state jails are harassed and threatened on one pretext or the other.
Referring to falling condition of detained leader Ab Ahad Para, Syed Ali Geelani said that doctors attending him, has suggested immediate surgery, however authorities are deliberately denying him specific treatment.
Denouncing jail authorities for their “inhuman and harsh” behaviour against the detainees, Hurriyat chairman said if any untoward happens to them; New Delhi and “local rulers” shall have to face the consequences.
Meanwhile Syed Ali Geelani strongly criticised the detention of Zamrooda Habib, Shah Wali Mohamad, Molvi Bashir Irfani, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah, Ab Rashid Lone and Zahid Ahmad by police station Sopor and Trehgam Kupwara, saying that police has unleashed a reign of terror and subjecting political leadership to political vendetta. (KNS)