PM blasts BJP govt for registering case towards Geelani’s household


Prime Minister Imran Khan got here down arduous on the Indian authorities led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) on Sunday for snatching the physique and registering a case towards the household of veteran Kashmiri chief Syed Ali Geelani.



Quote tweeting a Time of India information article on the remedy meted out to the Kashmiri stalwart, the premier mentioned that it was “one other shameful instance of India’s descent into fascism below the Nazi-inspired RSS-BJP govt”.

Learn Geelani’s quiet funeral

Geelani, 92, handed away in Srinagar on Wednesday. His demise had prompted the Indian authorities to impose a safety clampdown in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). The occupation forces had put up barbed wire and barricades on roads resulting in Geelani’s home in the primary metropolis of Srinagar after the household introduced the demise.

Geelani’s son had additionally accused police of taking his father’s physique away to be buried in the midst of the night time, hours after his demise, a cost denied by the native police.

Nevertheless, on Saturday, the Indian authorities registered a case towards the household of Geelani for elevating anti-state slogans at his funeral and shrouding the deceased politician’s physique in a Pakistani flag – footage of which reportedly went viral.

The Occasions of India quoted a police official as saying: “The FIR was registered at Budgam police station towards the members of the family of Geelani together with different parts for elevating anti-national slogans and placing Pakistani flag on the separatist’s physique at his house after his demise on Wednesday.”

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