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Huriyat Chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s Son-in-Law, others produced before Delhi Court due to Terror Funding

Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’

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  • Sons of Geelani- Naseem and Nayeem were queried by the National Investigation Agency on 8th August
  • Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’
  • The case was registered by the National Investigation Agency on 30th May

New Delhi, August 15, 2017: Altaf Ahmad Shah, the son in law of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who is the chief of Huriyat was alleged to be connected in the in the case of terror-funding, which allegedly involved Hafiz Saeed who is the chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawa. Along with Altaf Ahmad Shah, Peer Saifullah and Mehrajuddin Kalwal were presented before the Patiala House Court in Delhi on Monday.

Sons of Geelani- Naseem and Nayeem were queried by the National Investigation Agency on 8th August in an almost same matter, mentioned ANI report. The agency went through hardcore investigation to unearth the findings.

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According to the reports of ANI, Geelani’s son Nayeem is on the talks to naturally succeed the leadership of the separatist organization ‘Tehrak-e-Huriyat’, which comprises of the hardline parties with pro-Pakistan agenda. It is not a startling news because Nayeem is about to inherit the leadership as a successor to his famous father, Geelani.

The case was registered by the National Investigation Agency on 30th May. The leaders of secessionist kind and of separatist nature, were accused to be engaged in activities of the terror groups.

The case has been registered due to attempts of raising, acquiring and accumulating funds by multiple illegal ways in order to fund the terrorist and the separatist activities that are ongoing in the valley of Jammu and Kashmir, ANI has reported. These activities have been in the discussion and also frowned upon for quite a long time.

According to the reports, the fundraising for the terror activities is not the only major issue in the case, but there are multiple other issues that have been questioned and pointed to for disrupting the peace in the valley. Such activities include- severe damage of public property, burning institutions, stone-pelting directed to the security forces, and first and foremost- raising a conflict and waging a war against India.

Reportedly, various search-activities were conducted by the National Investigation Agency, in multiple states besides Delhi and Haryana. ANI reports that many a valuables worth of crores, and electronic devices were also discovered and seized from the raids.

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BJP Hopeful of Getting its “First Chief Minister” in Jammu and Kashmir

Meanwhile, the BJP which shared power in the state with the PDP for three years from 2015 to 2018, did not get the top post

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Jammu and Kashmir has seen several Chief Ministers from Congress, National Conference and the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Flickr

The BJP is hopeful of getting its “first Chief Minister” in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 from the state two months ago, and the planned delimitation of the Assembly constituencies.

In an interview to IANS, Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ravinder Raina said, “Jammu and Kashmir is a unit. And as President of BJP here, I am confident that we will have a BJP Chief Minister in Jammu and Kashmir very soon.”

Jammu and Kashmir has seen several Chief Ministers from Congress, National Conference and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Meanwhile, the BJP which shared power in the state with the PDP for three years from 2015 to 2018, did not get the top post and had to accept the post of Deputy Chief Minister.

BJP, Chief Minister, Jammu and Kashmir
In an interview to IANS, Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ravinder Raina said, Jammu and Kashmir is a unit. Flickr

When asked about the planned delimitation of constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, Raina said, “The Election Commission will take a final call on the delimitation of the Assembly constituencies here.”

Raina said the poll panel will constitute a commission, which will be headed by either a retired Supreme Court or High Court judge.

The BJP leader pointed out that the commission which will be constituted for the delimitation process will follow all the standard prodecures.

The government abrogated Article 370 of the Constitution from Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 and also bifurcated the state into two union territories.

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Following the revocation of Article 370, the government has enforced a massive clampdown on communication and internet services in the state and deployed heavy security presence.

To a question over the clampdown for 60 days in the state, the state BJP chief said, “Soon after the abrogation of Article 370 the mobile connectivity and internet facility was suspended here.

“And now you are witnessing that the mobile connectivity and Wi-fi services are given a free hand and people are using those facilities here,” Raina said pointing towards the Wi-fi hotspots and connections provided to the citizens in Jammu.

Pointing towards the Kashmir valley, where only landlines connections and BSNL mobile networks are operating, he said, “In Kashmir valley too, the communication systems whether it is landline connections or BSNL mobile numbers are being operated and are given access.”

BJP, Chief Minister, Jammu and Kashmir
And as President of BJP here, I am confident that we will have a BJP Chief Minister in Jammu and Kashmir very soon. Pixabay

“But there are still apprehensions that Pakistani agents may use the internet facilities to defame and to create mess and try to instigate the youth of the country,” he said on the internet suspension in Srinagar and other districts in the Kashmir valley.

Raina further said that Pakistani elements can instigate the youth and spread venom in the society and that is why preventive measures have been taken. “But soon you shall find all internet facilities will be opened and will be given free access,” he said.

India has on several occasions accused Pakistan of sponsoring terror and allowing its land to be used for terror activities. In recent days, the Indian Army and security forces have foiled terrorists’ attempts to enter Indian territory from the Pakistan side.

On India’s semi-high speed and feature-rich Vande Bharat Express arriving in Jammu from Delhi, he said, “We are thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for providing the best train that is Vande Bharat Express to Jammu and Kashmir after the revocation of Article 370.

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He said “Vande Bharat Express will provide all sorts of relief to passengers that we have seen at the overcrowded railway stations of Jammu Tawi, Katra and Udhampur. It is a big gift for the people of Kashmir,” Raina added. (IANS)