Police in Srinagar, the capital of India-administered Kashmir, have stopped Syed Ali Geelani, the Hurriyat leader from holding a press Conference, on Wednesday.
This was the first time since the Press Conference was going to be held after the communication blockade and lockdown.
A Journalist in Srinagar says he and other journalists were sent invitation letters in this regard because ‘letters are the only means of communication’.
“All journalists were invited to the residence of the leader of the Hurriyat Conference Saeed Ali Gilani for an important press conference,” said the reporters.
Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Gilani was locked up in his home on August 4.
It’s been a month and a half since the Indian government’s has locked the Kashmiri leaders.
According to the reporter, there was a long debate between the journalists and the police, and then they called senior policemen there.
According to him, senior policemen told journalists that “because they have not already taken permission and didn’t inform about this press conference, so they can not organize it. Police and journalist had indulged in arguments for long time but they didn’t let journalists inside Hurriyat leader Saeed Ali Gillani’s house.
Later on Journalists dispersed without holding a press conference.