Farooq, who is under house arrest, Congratulated Pakistan on match win on Twitter, “fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team Pakistan”.
Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani also congratulated Pakistan team for defeating India in the Champions Trophy finals.
“We also congratulate Pakistan nation at this moment of celebration,” Hurriyat spokesperson Ayaz Akbar quoting Geelani said.
Both Geelani and Farooq continue to be under house arrest while JKLF state chief Mohammad Yasin Malik has been lodged in central Jail to avoid untoward violence in the Valley in view of Indian Army's search and combing operations and subsequent encounters of Hizbul and LeT militants.
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