Pakistan carried out its nefarious activities yet again for Jammu and Kashmir. In this sequence, the Pakistani parliament’s upper house, the Senate, passed a resolution that praised Kashmiri separatist chief Syed Ali Geelani.
The Senate has called on the Pakistani government to recognize him with Nishan-e-Pakistan, the country’s highest civilian award. This is a surprising case for the Indian government. Pakistan once again insisted on supporting separatists in Kashmir, such as Gilani.
Doing that would attract a quick response from the still furious Indian government, which has battled for the past 30 years against Pakistan ‘s continuing proxy war in Kashmir. The resolution was passed overwhelmingly in the Pakistan Senate, in which he commended the tireless struggle of Syed Ali Geelani.
The government and opposition benches jointly passed the resolution thanking the ailing chief of Kashmir for the “unwavering devotion, determination, perseverance and leadership” of Gilani. The move comes in the wake of the Modi government completing one year of the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
On August 5, 2019, the Government of India repealed the special status of Articles 370 and 35A of Jammu and Kashmir and converted Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories. Since then curfew has been in place in Jammu and Kashmir Valley.
Chief Syed Ali Geelani of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has supported Pakistan against India over Kashmir. They want freedom from India and an alliance with Pakistan for a long time. Gilani has been arrested many times in the past along with other Hurriyat members, like arrest, curfew, and contact in the Kashmir Valley persists.
The 90-year-old Hurriyat, who is now sick, is being put under house arrest. Pakistan has expressed concern over this. It has been termed unfair because he has become very weak from a health point of view.
In a resolution passed in the Senate of Pakistan, the federal government has been renamed as the Pakistan University of Engineering Engineering in Islamabad as the Syed Ali Shah Geelani University of Engineering and Emerging Sciences.
The resolution states that Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s rise and struggle at the federal and provincial levels should be included in the educational curriculum and mobilize the world to help Gilani get the best available treatment at the place of his choice.
The move was taken in Pakistan a few hours after Syed Ali Geelani announced a strike on August 5 and 15 in the valley to protest the abolition of the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.