Srinagar: Senior separatist leader and Chairman of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani has decided to distance himself from his party in the wake of the present condition of the party and has therefore resigned from the party.
In an audio message released today, Geelani made the announcement regarding his resignation and added that he is distancing himself from the Hurriyat Conference.
He said, "In view of the present situation, I resign from All Parties Hurriyat Conference. I have informed all the constituents of the Hurriyat about the decision."
"In this regard, a detailed letter has been sent to the Hurriyat Conference. Keeping the present state of Hurriyat Conference into view, I resign from the Hurriyat Conference," Geelani said.