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Kashmiri Pandits manhandle Mirwaiz at seminar

Last updated on: November 25, 2010 12:47 IST

Hurriyat Conference leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Bilal Lone were on Thursday manhandled allegedly by a group of Kashmiri Pandit activists who stormed a seminar being attended by them in Chandigarh.

Commotion broke out when the group barged into the seminar hall and dashed towards the dais where the separatist leaders were seated, eyewitnesses said.

During the pandemonium, some of the activists manhandled the two separatist leaders, they said, adding police immediately stepped in and cordoned off the dais.

The incident took place when the Mirwaiz started addressing a seminar on Kashmir and Indo-Pak relations.

Image: Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

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