Former Hurriyat and separatist chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani has been honored by Pakistan on its Independence Day. On Friday, August 14, Gilani offered the Nishan-e-Pakistan award.
Gilani is a separatist chief who has usually made anti-India statements in Kashmir. Alternatively, Pakistan had launched its new map just a few days in the past. It additionally confirmed that Kashmir was a part of Pakistan.
Gilani was given Nishan-e-Pakistan at an Independence Day perform in Islamabad. Former Hurriyat chief Gilani was given the award by Pakistani President Arif Rizvi. In the meantime, Gilani was not current on the occasion. As an alternative, some Hurriyat leaders accepted the award. Earlier, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan had stated that Gilani can be honored.
Pakistani Senator Mushtaq Ahmed had proposed to offer Gilani a Nishan-e-Pakistan. The proposal was then accredited by a voice vote in Parliament. Gilani had resigned from the Hurriyat just a few days in the past. He is likely one of the accused in terrorism and violence in Kashmir.
. He was additionally accused of terror funding after the 2016 riots in Kashmir. Gilani was additionally saved beneath home arrest for a very long time.