Mirwaiz released from house arrest, no relief for Geelani

Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) chairman Moulvi Omar Farooq was today released following 57 days’ house arrest, while there was no relief for hardline HC chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
The Mirwaiz was released and security forces and state police personnel deployed outside his Nigeen house withdrawn, official sources said.
They said Mirwaiz is scheduled to address Friday congregation at historic Jamia Masjid in the downtown.
His release came three days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that no ” Goli or Gaali” but ‘Gale Lagana’ will help solve the Kashmir problems.
The Mirwaiz has welcomed the statement of Prime Minister.