Syed Ali Geelani not positive for COVID-19: Family

Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Syed Ali Shah Geelani

SRINAGAR — Senior separatist leader and former chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani has not tested positive for COVID-19 and is doing well, family members of ailing leader said.

“My father has not tested positive for COVID-19. He is absolutely fine by the grace of Allah,” Geelani’s son, Syed Naseem Geelani said.

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Earlier, some media reports suggested that Geelani had tested positive for the deadly virus.

Pertinently, the 91-year-old leader recently resigned as the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman. He, however, continues to be under house arrest at his Hyderpora residence since past more than eight years.

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