‘Omar knows why he lost’
Terming the route of National Conference and happiness of PDP in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections as meaningless and irrelevant, Hurriyat(G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday said that the real success actually belongs to the pro-freedom people ensured boycott of elections. He said majority of people of Kashmir have rejected mainstream parties with a signal that they can’t befool the masses for a long time.
“Very few people cast their votes in the elections.PDP should never misunderstand it as their victory. Actually anti-people policies of National Conference which forced some people to vote for PDP,” Geelanis said in a statement issued here. While thanking the Kashmiri people particularly youth for their ideal election boycott, Geelani said it is very pleasing that a huge majority of people listened to their conscience and boycotted the elections despite tremendous pressure and force.
“The people of Kashmir have proved that they have understood the negative impacts of the election exercise and they are fully aware of India’s wicked policies of using this military operation (elections) in international forums against the freedom movement of Kashmir,” he said. He said that if anybody has succeeded in 2014 election drama, they are pro-freedom people not any pro-Indian party.
Geelani said that the celebrations of PDP over the election results are meaningless and unrealistic. “This party is not any role model for Kashmiris nor has this party any vote bank in Kashmir,” he said. Commenting on the statement of chief minister Omar Abdullah that he wanted to know the reasons from public over NC’s rout, Geelani said there is no need to go through the political science or examining minute things for the answer. “It is a common issue and everybody is fully aware of it. He (Omar Abdullah) should ask his own conscience in solitude and he should examine the reasons and circumstances for his party’s loss,” Geelani said. “If he will think with cool mind then he can get the answer that after long 50 years,