However, there wasn't a single word in reaction to Kasab's hanging.
"We won't comment on the hanging," hardline Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar said.
Moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also decided to remain silent.
"No, we have no reaction," said Farooq.
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik also shrugged off media queries on his response to Kasab's hanging. Smaller groups, including hardline Islamists that are part of the Hurriyat faction, also kept mum.
This may be seen as a political statement by separatists who are trying their best to distance themselves from terrorist acts such as the Mumbai attacks - carried out by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
The silence also denotes an attempt by the separatists to delineate Kashmir from terrorism in mainland India.