Syed Ali Geelani, 90, resigns as head of Hurriyat Conference

Jammu and Kashmir-based separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, under house arrest since last August, resigned as chairman of Hurriyat Conference on Monday. He was chosen as lifetime chairman of the Hurriyat.

In a letter, Geelani 90, said there have been certain issues which forced him to resign