Srinagar: A one-day Hurriyat session on Saturday here was disallowed by the Jammu and Kashmir authorities, who also placed separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under house arrest. “One day #Hurriyat workers/delegate session barred! Put again under #HouseArrest! Rajbagh office o f Hurriyat sealed! Not allowed any space or scope for any political activity!” Umer Farooq tweeted.
“So much for practising honest democracy Governor sahab!” he said taking a dig at Governor Satya Pal Malik. The uptown Rajbagh office of the Hurriyat group was vshut down to prevent any assembly of separatist forces.