By Dr. K.N. Pandita
The hide and seek game between Ali Shah Geelani and the Indian state is a bizarre story of post-independence period. Never in history have we heard an ordinary citizen holding the entire state in a sort of siege and the law of the land becoming impotent to the hilt.
Ali Shah Geelani once fought elections to the state assembly and won. He had no difficulty in demonstrating allegiance to the Indian Constitution or the State Constitution. But then there was change of heart and he shifted to hard communal Pan-Islamic ideology. Continue Reading…