SRINAGAR: The Pakistan Nationwide Meeting’s decision to confer the Nishan-e-Pakistan, its highest civilian award, on separatist chief Syed Ali Geelani and to call an engineering college in Islamabad after him is being seen by Hurriyat activists right here as an […]
Syed Ali Geelani had give up as head of his Hurriyat faction a month in the past and nominated 55-year-old Abdullah Geelani as his successor for the PoK chapter of the separatist amalgamation. He left the Kashmir Hurriyat seat vacant, ostensibly for causes of corruption throughout the Hurriyat cadre right here.
The transfer rattled Pakistan’s ISI and so they, in keeping with Hurriyat insiders, managed to get Geelani the Nishan-e-Pakistan and to have the engineering college named after Geelani. His “life and battle for the separation of J&Ok” is to be launched into the Pakistani educational curriculum.
Although the Kashmir-based Jamaat-e-Islami has been banned by the authorities right here as most of its leaders are in jail, activists related to the Jamaat and different separatists are thrilled by the Pakistan NA adopting the decision tabled by the Jamaat provisional head, Senator Mustaq Ahmad Khan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf’s MoS for parliamentary affairs Ali Mohammad Khan seconded the decision on Monday within the meeting with a majority voice vote.
The current lukewarm response to the overall strike name given by the Geelani’s Hurriyat faction on the loss of life anniversary of Hizb commander Burhan Wani and subsequent denial by Geelani’s household of a press launch issued within the identify of Syed Ali Geelani additionally prompted Pakistan to attempt to deliver Geelani again because the face of the Hurriyat within the Kashmir valley, a senior Hurriyat insider mentioned.
“Pakistan has gone into damage-control mode by honouring Kashmir’s tallest chief with the Nishan-e-Pakistan as a result of the identical Pakistan had lately dumped Geelani Sahib, who subsequently resigned from the Hurriyat,” Majid Hyderi, a political analyst, mentioned, including that Pakistan believes that it has now acquired an opportunity to internationalise the Kashmir subject but once more after the abrogation of JK’s particular standing.
“Additionally, Geelani Sahib just isn’t the primary Indian to get it, former PM Morarji Desai had additionally acquired it,” Hyderi mentioned.
A veteran hardline Hurriyat chief who didn’t need to be named mentioned “It’s heartening to study that Syed Ali Geelani was conferred Pakistan’s highest civilian award.”