islamabad - Puppet authorities in Indian-held Kashmir have placed the veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Geelani, under house arrest in Srinagar ahead of Eidul Fitr. The action has been taken to thwart Geelani’s visit to Dargah Hazratbal.

 and offer Eid prayers. The Indian authorities have deployed a heavy contingent of police at his Hyderpora residence restricting his movement, reported Kashmir Media Service.