All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has expressed deep grief over the sad demise of mother of Professor Nazir Ahmad Shawl and Farooq Ahmad Shawl and extended heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family.

Syed Ali Geelani expressed condolence & prayed for heavenly abode for the deceased and strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.

Also All Parties Hurriyat Conference in a press release condemned the arrest of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman, Gh. Ahmad Gulzar at the hands of police station Shergadi Srinagar. Terming his arrest as an act of sheer vengeance, Hurriyat expressed anguish on the rampant use of police force, which curbs the civil liberty of the detained person without any legal trail and justification.

Denouncing the police action, the Hurriyat Conference regretted that freedom of expression is a distant dream in Jammu and Kashmir under the prevailing martial law like situation where people get killed, maimed and incarcerated on one pretext or the other.

Under well thought plans administration is creating a scare and appalling situation in nook and corner of the stat & harassing people to ensure their participation in upcoming so-called elections, said All Parties Hurriyat Conference in a statement.

Hurriyat condemned state authorities for unleashing arrest spree & said that it is just to pressurize people & drag them to polling booths. It is not a democratic process, said Hurriyat and arrests on large scale has divulged that it is simply a drama, masterminded by forces.