Separatists raise Pakistani flags at rally in Indian-occupied Kashmir

2015-04-16 10:45:01 | Al Muslim News
Separatists raise Pakistani flags at rally in Indian-occupied Kashmir


Kashmiri Separatists waved Pakistani flags at a political gathering in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-occupied Kashmir.
After a gap of five years, Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday allowed Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to hold a public rally in the outskirts of Srinagar city where his supporters including Masarat Alam, released from jail in last month, raised pro-Pakistan slogans and others waved Pakistani flags.
Musarrat Alam waved a Pakistani flag to greet Syed Ali Shah Geelani at the rally, reported the Indian media. Thousands of Kashmiris attended the rally in the restive capital of Indian-occupied Kashmir, which was held as a show of strength to welcome Geelani on his return from New Delhi.
Musarrat Alam, 47, a likely successor to Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, he was released from prison after four years on March 7 this year. Now, questions are being raised on his release and there are widespread reactions on social media platforms, demanding his rearrest.
India reacted furiously following the show of support for Pakistan at the Srinagar rally by Kashmiri Muslims. National Spokesperson Indian ruling party BJP, Narasimha Rao said the act was completely unacceptable. .
Earlier, Hurriyat leader Asia Andrabi had also waved Pakistani flag at a public gathering in Indian-occupied Kashmir to mark solidarity with Pakistan. She singing the Pakistan’s national anthem and delivering an anti-India speech on the Pakistan Day on 23 March in Srinagar. Asiya is the chief of the Dukhtaran-e-Millat Women’s Wing which is associated with the Hurriyat.


Tags: #Kashmir-Muslims #Muslim-minorities #Indian-Muslims #India #

Latest News

What to Next

Russian foreign minister says US ready to continue talks

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he believed his US colleagues were ready to continue dialogue with Moscow on complex iss... More

BJP keen to amend law on permanent residence in held Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Away from the attention that Article 370 attracts, some members and supporters of the Bha­ratiya Janata Party (BJP) are steadily pushin... More

North Korea defiant after new sanctions, rejects talks

SEOUL (AFP):North Korea on Monday angrily insisted tough new United Nations sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, and warne... More

Does Trump worry you? US Muslims say yes : Survey

Survey finds Muslims feel out of place in society, displeased with their president, and are targets of discrimination. The early days of Donald Tru... More

DEATH TO ISIS:Thousands flood streets in furious protest to condemn terror group

Thousands of protesters chanted slogans against the militant Islamic State group Wednesday as they carried the coffins of victims of an attack targeti... More

China says restrained in face of India

BEIJING: China accused India on Wednesday of “concocting” excuses over the illegal entry of the South Asian nation’s military into C... More

COAS, Afghan envoy discuss border issues

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa met Afghanistan’s ambassador Dr Omar Zakhilwal on Wednesday for continuing discussions on normalisation of... More

Apple removes VPN services from Chinese app store

BEIJING: Apple has removed software allowing internet users to skirt China’s “Great Firewall” from its app store in the country, the... More

IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on Monday and militants breached the compound in a complex hours-long attack claim... More

Saudi-led bloc opens emergency routes to Qatari planes

DUBAI: Four Arab states that have cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar said on Monday that they have opened up air routes that Qatari planes c... More