Veteran Kashmiri chief and freedom fighter Syed Ali Shah Geelani was laid to relaxation amid excessive safety at Hyderpora in Srinagar early Thursday morning round 4:30am native time, Radio Pakistan reported. The funeral prayers have been attended by shut family and friends.
Syed Ali Geelani’s son instructed AP that the household had deliberate the burial on the fundamental Martyrs’ Graveyard in Srinagar as per his will however have been disallowed by the police.
“They snatched his physique and forcibly buried him. No person from the household was current for his burial. We tried to withstand however they overpowered us and even scuffled with girls,” stated Naseem Geelani.
AP additionally reported that the Indian authorities have imposed a near-total communications blackout in Indian-Occupied Kashmir.
Geelani was the previous head of All Events Hurriyat Convention (APHC) however give up politics final 12 months in June. Geelani passed away at his dwelling in Srinagar after a chronic sickness. He had been beneath house arrest for the last 12 years after main a number of anti-India protests. Prime Minister Imran Khan introduced that Pakistan flag will fly at half mast and “we’ll observe a day of official mourning”.