Wednesday April 04 07:53 pm
Syed Ali Shah Geelani addressing a gathering in kashmir that they all belong to pakistan
separatist syed gilanee making anti india statements
shame on he formed a party by the name Tehreek-e-Hurriyat but later dissolved it and became a member of Jamaat-e-Islami, Jammu and Kashmir. However, due to a sequence of events, he has reformed his own party, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, which is now a component of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, of which he is the Chairman also.
He was criticized for his inflammatory speech at a seminar in New Delhi held in October 2010 for his views, because of which he could potentially face sedition charges under section 124(A) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Geelani recently figured in the news when he condemned the killing of Osama Bin Laden by the US.
In November 2011, Geelani called for peaceful protests against the "objectionable anti-Islamic" content on the social networking website Facebook, which he described as a "satanic audacity". His call triggered protests in various parts of the Kashmir valley, leading to minor clashes between the protestors and the security forces