Malik, Geelani hold hour-long meeting

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Left: Yasin Malik, Right: Syed Geelani

Srinagar: A day after the Government of India took the security of four Hurriyat leaders, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairperson Muhammad Yasin Malik visited the residence of octogenarian Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Geelani and held an hour-long meeting with him at Hyderpora on Monday.

As per the reports, Mr. Malik held an hour-long meeting with Mr. Geelani at his residence on Monday morning. However, the details of the meeting are not public yet.

Mr. Geelani, Mr. Malik and Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq are part of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) that spearheaded the 2016 mass summer uprising after the killing of top Hizb commander Burhan Wani in 8 July 2016. However, Mirwaiz, was not present in the today’s meeting.

The fresh meeting held after the Pulwama deadly attack in which at least 49 CRPF troopers were killed and soon triggered rifts between India and Pakistan.

On Sunday, the government also withdrew the security of four Hurriyat leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabir Shah, Professor Abdul Gani Bhat and Bilal Gani Lone.

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