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Senior Separatist Leader Geelani laid to rest in Hyderpora Local Graveyard

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Strict restrictions placed, Voice calling and Internet barred except BSNL in Valley

Srinagar, September 02: Senior most Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was on Thrusday buried in wee hours in local graveyard in Hyderpora area of Srinagar district.

A top police officer told GNS that the burial of Geelani was completed by 4:45 Am on Thrusday in presence of his relatives and neighbours in Hyderpora graveyard.

The 92- year-old Veteran Separatist leader passed away at his residence in Hyderpora on Wednesday at 10:35 Pm. He wasn’t keeping well for a long time.

Meanwhile strict restrictions have been placed while as Mobile Data as well Voice calling has been snapped across Valley except BSNL network.

Meanwhile, mainstream leaders including Mehbooba Mufti and Sajd Lone expressed condolence
“Saddened by the news of Geelani sahab’s passing away. We may not have agreed on most things but I respect him for his steadfastness & standing by his beliefs. May Allah Ta’aala grant him jannat & condolences to his family & well wishers,”, Mehbooba, former Chief Minister of erstwhile J&K state and PDP chief said.

Sajad Lone, chairman of Peoples Conference and former minister in a tweet said: ““Heartfelt condolences to the family of Syed Ali Shah Geelani Sahib. Was an esteemed colleague of my late father. May Allah grant him Jannat.” (GNS)

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