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Malik emerging as threat to Geelani, Mirwaiz
Separatists on Crossroads
11/5/2017 11:14:40 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Nov 5: Cracks within the so-called joint separatist leadership are wide and open as the so-called JKLF chief Yasin Malik and Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani are treading different paths.
Malik is trying to act like a hardliner and seems to be in the process of projecting himself as one more Geelani of Kashmir. "Malik knows it very well that Geelani is on his last legs and after him there would be no hardliners left. Malik is trying to fill in the gap as he knows it very well that Hurriyat dove, Mirwaiz is no threat to him. He (Malik) is also in the process of undermining Mirwaiz," said a politician.
Soon after Malik came to know that Enforcement Directorate has served a notice a to him in connection with a case registered in 2001 he addressed a news conference in Srinagar and "opposed the talks process." He said that he would prefer to spend rest of his life in Delhi's Tihar Jail instead of "surrendering to the new ploys being adopted by Delhi in the form of notices to force him and others into submission."
While on the other hand Hurriyat hawk Geelani, whose son-in-law was arrested by National Investigating Agency (NIA) in connection with a case related to terror funding, tried to soften his tone by claiming that he and his group have never opposed the talks. "We have a clear agenda and our viewpoint is unambiguous that Kashmir issue can be resolved through dialogue. Conducive atmosphere for negotiations is prime necessity. Dialogue is the only option but unfortunately India has never assigned any political importance to this issue,'' Geelani said.
On the other hand Hurriyat dove Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has neither welcomed the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma nor has he opposed it. Only Malik and Geelani are doing the talking. "The trio is divided over holding talks with Sharma (new Kashmir interlocutor). Geelani knows it very well that if he wants to see his son-in-law and other aides out of jail he has got no other option other than talking to New Delhi. The friends of separatists in mainstream parties have dropped enough hints about NIA raids being stopped if separatists shun rigidity and fall in the line," said a source privy to the developments.
He said, "Malik emerging as a new face of hardliners in Kashmir has become a cause of concern for Geelani and Mirwaiz. They believe that by doing so Malik is trying to prove his loyalty towards the separatist handlers sitting across the Line of Control and is emerging as a potential threat for them."
However, an official said that Malik is trying to intimidate the Government of India by acting as a hardliner as his passport stands expired and there is every possibility about old murder cases registered against him being re-opened. "As per our inputs Geelani, Mirwaiz and Malik are treading different paths and the so-called unity is nothing more than an eyewash. They would have to fall in line or get ready to face the music," the official added.
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