Geelani's house arrest sparks protest in Kashmir

UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2015 07:54 PM IST
A member of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) lying on ground as police use water canons to disperse the protestors in in Srinagar on Sunday. Abid Bhat/HT
A large contingent of police was deployed along the Airport Road, blocking the entrance to Geelani's residence at Hyderpora, where he was scheduled to address a party convention. Irked by this, Hurriyat activists assembled at a nearby Mosque and tried to break through the police cordon. Abid Bhat/HT
Police trying to detain supporters of the hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Confrence (APHC) as they clash during a protest following the house arrest of APHC leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Srinagar on Sunday. Abid Bhat/HT
Police used water cannon, batons and fired a few rounds of tear gas shells to disperse the protestors, who were irked after the police blocked the entrance to Geelani's residence at Hyderpora, where he was scheduled to address a party convention. Abid Bhat/HT
Policemen detain a member of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) during a protest in Srinagar. Abid Bhat/ HT

A member of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) lying on ground as police use water canons to disperse the protestors in in Srinagar on Sunday. Abid Bhat/HT

A large contingent of police was deployed along the Airport Road, blocking the entrance to Geelani's residence at Hyderpora, where he was scheduled to address a party convention. Irked by this, Hurriyat activists assembled at a nearby Mosque and tried to break through the police cordon. Abid Bhat/HT

Police trying to detain supporters of the hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Confrence (APHC) as they clash during a protest following the house arrest of APHC leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani in Srinagar on Sunday. Abid Bhat/HT

Police used water cannon, batons and fired a few rounds of tear gas shells to disperse the protestors, who were irked after the police blocked the entrance to Geelani's residence at Hyderpora, where he was scheduled to address a party convention. Abid Bhat/HT

Policemen detain a member of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) during a protest in Srinagar. Abid Bhat/ HT

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