IS, Pakistan flags hoisted in Srinagar again

Geelani also asked people to organise protests after Eid prayers against the state government’s policies.

Written by Mir Ehsan | Srinagar | Published:July 18, 2015 2:10 am
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Flags of Pakistan and Islamic State (IS) were hoisted by youths outside the Jamia Masjid in old city area of Srinagar after the Friday prayers.

According to the eyewitness, youths started raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans soon after the Friday prayers ended. They then hoisted Pakistani and IS flags leading to police lathicharge.

“We will take action against people involved in anti-national activities,” said Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Javid Mujataba Geelani.

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Meanwhile, chairman of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani has asked people to organise protests against the the BJP-PDP government, whom he accused of “changing the demographic status of the state on the instructions of the RSS”.

“On the instructions of RSS, the coalition government is using all the tactics to change the demographic status of the Kashmir,” Geelani said.

“After the new government took over, the human right violations against the people have increased manifold,” Geelani added.

He also slammed the Mufti government for not releasing political prisoners before Eid and urged the people of the Valley to celebrate Eid with austerity “as many people are languishing in jails”. Geelani also asked people to organise protests after Eid prayers against the state government’s policies.

“The protest should be held for half an hour so that the world will get a message against the atrocities and illegal occupation of India,” he said.

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  1. A
    Jul 19, 2015 at 1:05 pm
    The demography of Kashmir had been changed rather forcefuly and inhumanly by the stan inspired Muslims of Kashmir who in a vicious stroke of "Ethnic Cleansing" cleaned the Kashmir valley of the Pandits who wer killed, maimed, raped or forcefuly converted - so Geelani you and your Islam is nothing but a big lie.
    1. d
      Jul 18, 2015 at 8:51 am
      The answer is simple, get rid of article 370 and let open Kashmir to all.
      1. I
        Jul 18, 2015 at 4:12 pm
        These fellas can well go to stan and enjoy the freedom of religion, expression, and action, as the fundamental right. they can as well go to stone age which their religiious mullahs often issue with diktats.
        1. P
          Jul 19, 2015 at 11:56 pm
          The Indian Parliament should p a law that any organization that advocates separatist activities should be declared illegal and shut down. Also anyone who is holding stani or IS flag during any public demonstrations should be shot dead
          1. I
            Jul 20, 2015 at 4:53 pm
            Untill and unless govt authorizes shooting of people responsible for these kinds of activities, these will happen. The guys should be shot in public. Separate law for muslims, vote bank politics and selfish political leaders are quite responsible for this. Action must be taken before it becomes another cremia.
            1. R
              Jul 18, 2015 at 6:17 pm
              stani flags being hoisted by kashmiris in Kashmir because maybe they want to join stan. And that same stan is during at Muslims living on the Indian side of border in Kashmir. Indian forces who protect kashmiris from all calamity, be it natural or conflict with stan, are being pelted by stones by the same kashmiris. These kashmiris who want to join pak should be thrown out of Indian side without their belongings and then try will see if stan will open the gates for them. Otherwise they should be sent to laboratories so that scientists can identify which part of their brain is malfunctioning that they are behaving so stupidly.
              1. S
                Shafted mohammed
                Jul 19, 2015 at 10:23 am
                Catch them all after photo recognition and beat them out as you beat the rajai before use with sticks. They would spill out who paid them to do this.
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