Kashmiri leader Geelani put under house arrest for supporting Pakistan


(Srinagar) Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was placed under house arrest on Thursday a day after Pakistani flag was waved and slogans in its favour were chanted at a rally taken out to welcome the Hurriyat leader, according to Indian media reports.

On Wednesday, a rally was taken out as a show of solidarity and strength against Indian occupation and to welcome Hurriyat leader Ali Geelani on his return from New Delhi.

Musarat Alam, another Hurriyat leader, bore and waved the flag of Pakistan as he cheered for his leader Syed Ali Geelani.

A number of attendees, including Musarat Alam, were rounded up for chanting slogans in Pakistan’s favour and waving its flag in the air.