Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat refuses to meet leaders of all-party delegation, lashes out at CM Mehbooba Mufti

The separatist leaders also lashed out at Mehbooba, alleging that she was playing the "role of obfuscation".

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 4, 2016 7:22 pm
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After rejecting chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s invitation for talks on Kahsmir issue, Hurriyat leaders Seyd Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday refused to meet the leaders of all-party delegation. Four opposition MPs of all-party delegation broke away from the group and decided to reach out to separatists by meeting them separately.

CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI leader D Raja, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav and RJD’s Jay Prakash Narayan left the venue where the all-party delegation headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh was meeting various groups and individuals and proceeded to meet Geelani at his residence where he is under house arrest. However, Geelani refused to oblige them.

“We have made our approach and outreach to all stakeholders including leaders of the Hurriyat. Hope this will lead to some sort of a forward momentum, in first restoring peace and normalcy and then proceeding towards a political dialogue and unconditional talks and then reaching out to some degree of a political settlement,” said Yechury.

Separatists have already shunned the offer of coming to discussion table. Geelani, Mirwaiz and JKLF leader Yasin Malik had issued a joint statement, rubbishing her offer. One “fails to understand” what hope to attach with a delegation which has not “spelled out its mandate for any engagement on a clear agenda”, they said in the joint statement.

These methods of “crisis management through Parliamentary Delegations and Track-Two… can’t take the place of a genuine transparent agenda-based dialogue to address the core issue…,” they said.

“That has been our consistent stand and has been spelled out recently as well in our letters to various international and global fora,” they said.

The separatist leaders also lashed out at Mehbooba, alleging that she was playing the “role of obfuscation”.

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They said given this situation, it is “not surprising that even now her (Mehbooba’s) dominant concern, as expressed in her letter, is to ‘lend credence and credibility’ to the Indian Parliamentary Delegation visiting Kashmir avowedly to ascertain wishes of the people”.

They also referred to her “outburst” during a press conference with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recently, and said it seemed to even “embarrass” the minister.

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First Published on: September 4, 2016 6:06 pm
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    Sri
    Sep 4, 2016 at 2:37 pm
    The separatists (or terrorists) are also playing politics. They have no interest in the common Kashmiri man or peace. They are all looking for power. They should remember the IRA, LTTE and their wherabouts now.... Greediness will only lead to extinction.
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      GandhiSpeaks
      Sep 4, 2016 at 4:49 pm
      Thanks to Geelani for refusing to see anybody, that proves his agenda that he is supported by stan and does not want peace. Also, now all parties will realize who we are dealing with and unite in opposition to the separatist. We should thank Geelani for uniting all parties. Hopefully the task will now be simple and all will talk the same language. One person holding the entire Country to ransom should not be tolerated.
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        Swadhyay
        Sep 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm
        Gilani and others do not represent w Kashmiri people, how about Kashmiri Pandits, and their living like refugees, how come those willing to meet gilani, do not go to meet Kashmiri Pandits in refugee camp.
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          Chandu Shah
          Sep 4, 2016 at 2:31 pm
          It's easy India. Get rid of separatist and I mean GET RID or tell them to go to stan
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            Vinod
            Sep 4, 2016 at 9:22 pm
            Freedom to Kashmere. If only a war need to decide, then let there be a war or two.
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              Vinod
              Sep 4, 2016 at 9:23 pm
              Non-rational Brahmin DOGS should stop opening their stinky mouth about Kashmere.
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                Khalid
                Sep 4, 2016 at 5:57 pm
                1000years muslim slavery you have forgotten it?
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                  Khalid
                  Sep 4, 2016 at 12:54 pm
                  Airing true aspirations of kashmiri people.lt;br/gt;Long live kashmir and the freedom movement
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                    Khalid
                    Sep 4, 2016 at 1:14 pm
                    Ur very such atude and mindset is genuine state-terror thinking. May such blind people come senses and get a human heart that can not see suffering of humanity
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                      Sood IML
                      Sep 4, 2016 at 2:51 pm
                      Paggal again spotted,started ranting,be on guard from undercover anti national agent.
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                        Jay
                        Sep 4, 2016 at 6:14 pm
                        Traitors refused to meet Traitors. Did the Hurriyat mistake them as Indians? These political traitors have Indian Pports, but practically they work for the enemies. Within the country, they spread terrorism within the universities such as JNU and HCU. Divide the country along the caste lines, instigating Dalits to turn against the country. In Parliament, they block the functioning of houses. When they were in power, they looted the country to the core through mega scams like 2G, Coalgate, National Herald, etc.,
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                          Maniktripathy
                          Sep 4, 2016 at 3:38 pm
                          Totally inept spineless clueless governance at its best...No sedition charges against these piglets and yet expect miracles for improving situation...
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                            NATARAJAN
                            Sep 5, 2016 at 9:06 pm
                            How long these thugs can stop ordinary Kashmiries from normal life? Soon they will p away with Gods wish and hope the peace will come soon. Prayers for early demise of these thugs.
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                              SubbuI
                              Sep 4, 2016 at 1:19 pm
                              IT IS QUITE OBVIOUS THAT NO ONE IN VALLY TRUST THE SO CALLED DELECATION HEADED BY OUR HOMELY MINISTER RAJ NAG SINN WHO GOT NOTHING ON OR INSIDE HEAD WHO WIL BE NEVER TRUSTED BECAUSE OF HIS INVOLVEMENT IN BABRI MASJID DEMOLITION. EVEN GENUINE PEACE LOVING MPS ARE NOT TRUSTED BECAUSE OF THE GOVT WHO IS GOING TO BE THE REAL DEALERS. THE REAL PROBLEM IS THE INSINCEARITY OF CENTRAL GOVT AND PRIME MINISTR FEKU. WHO TOOK 2 MONTHS TO EVEN START SOME ACTION AND HIS 2002 RECORD TOO IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO VALLY PEOPLE. THOUH HIS SLOGANS SUCH AS MAMATA. VISHWAS.ARE ARTIFICIAL AND LOOKS HYPOCRATIC. KASHMIR PROBLEM IS GOING OUT HAND AND FEKU IS HAVING SOME OTHER AGENDA IN HIS MIND ALONG WITH SANGHIS. GOD SAVE OUR NATION FROM DISINTEGRATION DUE TO ARROGANT AND EGOIST PEOPLE
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                                John
                                Sep 4, 2016 at 2:45 pm
                                Shoot them.....these parasites sit in AIIMS using Indian tax payer money....their history is parasitic history...Germany allowed Syrian refuges and these fellows molest German women...400000 cases on refuges in 2015 alone...world hates them...send them to the desert in Middle East and leave the civilized world civilized. Kick them out.
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                                  AJIT M
                                  Sep 4, 2016 at 2:06 pm
                                  India as proxy ruled by brah mnist org – RSS lt;br/gt;Apposition MP headed by yec huri – is Brah min – rest MPs subservient to him lt;br/gt;Even mehbooba is in clutches of RSSlt;br/gt;How can they believe then
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                                    amitava ghosh
                                    Sep 5, 2016 at 2:53 am
                                    Yechury, raja, yadav are pure dhandabaaz.cpi/cpm both are on the verge of oblivion.If they take essment of this degraded work they did standing outside a terrorist house and pleading the pig to meet them, then they will realise that in the coming parliament election the party will evaporate.The insult inflicted on them by these hafeez stooge served them right.Now it is time to segregate such politicians who are a menace to the right steps being taken by the central govt quelling the pak stooge created unrest in JandK.These separatists needs to be taught a lesson which they will remember for life or else such shameless politicians wiil try to visit them with a BEGGING BOWL.
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                                      anand
                                      Sep 4, 2016 at 4:27 pm
                                      Ha haa! You may not get even a decent burrial. Atleast Burhan got azadi from this world and a decent burrial!
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                                        Tamimul Ansary
                                        Sep 4, 2016 at 1:34 pm
                                        All are targeting the Hurriyath Conference leaders Geelani, Mirwaz and Yasin. What a shame on you all. Some are writing that they are been paid by the stan Government. Someone wrote that they are rogue. What all if you know about them ? Are you all living in Kashmir ? We are the one living in Kashmir and we are the one suffering from the Indian forces. I agree with you all that the Indian government under the leadership of Nehru came to Kashmir and helped our gfathers during Pathans occupation. But that alone will not give any credit to India. Today, we are suffering the most by the Indian CPRF and Army. The media tries to highlight them as terrorists. Come on.... They are in the field for our peaceful life. The Indian army takes our fellows, rape our sisters and mothers, kill without any reason and take award from Indian Government, threatening our boys in the colleges and so on.... where were you all at those time when our sisters were raped ? where were you all when our brothers were kidnapped and encountered ? We are asking our rights. The fire will not end until the peaceful wind blows. Come and stick on the UN resolution which says to conduct election for the Kashmir people. Why INDIA is not doing that ? Are they afraid ? If they have guts enough, let them come forward and conduct the election with UN ? Keep all your curses on these leaders in your pockets. Shame on you all....
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                                          arc
                                          Sep 4, 2016 at 3:04 pm
                                          Like in 2002 gujarat?
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                                            arc
                                            Sep 4, 2016 at 3:05 pm
                                            That's the language and mentality sanghis like you have. Very sanskari.
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