x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   BJP preferred expediency over ethics: Harsh | Floral tributes paid to officer martyred in mine explosion along LoC | There is fire in my heart over Pulwama terror attack: PM Modi | IED, bombs menace growing more in J-K than Naxal theatre: Report | Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run | Jammu and Kashmir administration withdraws security of five separatist leaders | Curfew Continues in Jammu for Third Consecutive Day on Sunday | Over 4,500 vehicles leave for Jammu after remaining stranded for about 2 weeks | Army officer martyred in IED blast in Rajouri was to get married next month | Pulwama attacker suspected to have used red Eeco car for blast, was warned to stay away from CRPF convoy | Man attacked by sister's fiance with knife for draining his phone's battery while playing PUBG | Behave like a Governor, not politician' | BJP again betrayed the nation | Delhi proposes, J&K Governor disposes | Ram Madhav refuses to tender apology for alliance with pro-militant PDP | Govt teacher turns spokesman of terrorists | Janipur residents face 'wrath' from Jammu & Kashmir Police, receive batons for raising “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” | Police furnishes details about security cover of separatists, MHA to take decision | Tourists struck in Kashmir, a worried lot | Not a single leader attends wreath laying ceremony of brave hearts | PDP's pseudo love for Gujjars exposed | How CRPF troopers got trapped | Soldier injured in Pak firing along LoC | HC directs Govt to take final view on easing school bag burden in 6 weeks | Pulwama attack main conspirator Abdul Rashid Gazi traced, claim sources | Army Major martyred in IED blast in Rajouri two days after Pulwama terror attack | JKBOCW Welfare Board least bothered about labourers' welfare | Roads leading to Baramulla town in shambles | Will Modi Govt scrap Indus Water Treaty ? | Pulwama: India's response should be informed by history | Teach Pakistan a Lesson - Aar Ya Paar | Priyanka's entry into politics - Master Stroke of Congress | Reasi Police nab notorious drug smuggler | Curfew continues in Jammu for 2nd day | Pulwama attack: NIA probes 15-km span, calls from Pakistan | DLSA to organize mega legal awareness camp | 8th Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra postponed | Curfew to continue tonight, says Jammu DC | Day after Pulwama attack: Thin traffic, heavy security on highway | Land grabber attempts to encroach prime State land in Sidhra | Prime suspect is Masood Azhar's nephew Mohammed Umair: Agencies | Various social, political organizations condemn attack on CRPF convoy | SHEER projects resolutions on industrial status to waste management | JKHCBA lodges protest demonstration | SSB postpones biometric reverification scheduled for Feb 18 | Loan on forged documents; FIR lodged against fraudster | Avalanche warning issued for 9 Kashmir districts | 'Why free air service for standard Kashmiris', why not for our Para Military Forces convoy' | Decisions of erstwhile regime boosted morale of militants: Harsh | Civil Society delegation tours Janipur Housing colony | Manohar lambasts Pakistan for its nefarious designs | Shiv Sena bats for another surgical strike | Thousands attend last rites of CRPF Jawan in Rajouri | UTPET Mendhar elects body | Art Exhibition inaugurated at Kala Kendra | Back Issues  
 
news details
Geelani's Hyderpora says no to hartal, greets Modi with open markets
5/20/2018 12:18:52 AM
Early Times Report

Srinagar, May 19: In a major setback to the separatist camps, markets near pro-Pakistan hawk Syed Ali Geelani's residence here on Saturday defied the hartal call given by the so called Joint Resistance Leadership or JRL and greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi with open marketplaces in the area.
The markets on the high security Airport Road in Geelani's native Hyderpora and adjoining Pirbagh were open on the day when the separatist leader had asked the people of Kashmir to "greet Modi with protests."
It's for the first time in the recent past that the markets were working as normal in the area, which is otherwise seen as Geelani's bastion.
On Saturday morning, life was just normal in the markets along the Srinagar International Airport though in the past these localities used to be among the first to observe hartals.
Officials said the people of Kashmir are fed up of the politics of Geelani and other leaders in the so called JRL. "People are now fed up of the separatist politics and today's normalcy in Geelani's bastion was a clear-cut indication that the people want change," said an official.
A resident of Hyderpora said the people of Kashmir know it that the separatists end up cashing strike calls for their personal benefits.
"In 2016 the longest ever hartals ended with Geelani's grandson getting absorbed in government job through backdoor. People of Kashmir can no more be made fool of by these traitors," he said.
The people of Kashmir have already been showing cold response to the separatists for quite some time.
A senior official said the Hurriyat had been showing its power only through imposition of strikes. "But today the people of Geelani's so called bastion have made it clear that the Hurriyat has lost its relevance," the official said.
It was reliably learnt that the police is surprised at the public response to strike call. "We never expected the shops be open today in this area. But then the change for good has taken place," said a police official on the condition of anonymity.
Some months ago the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party also started its office from near Geelani's residence. "The winds of chance of visible now. People have said no to hartal call when Modi Ji was in the state," said a BJP leader. The Prime Minister was on the daylong visit of the state and visited Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU