Kashmiri leader and Chairman of The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was manhandled by a pundit when he was talking to audience at a seminar in the Indian city of Chandigarh. Indian media said Farooq was attacked by a Hindu pundit while he was delivering a speech. The APHC chief was on an awareness campaign across India pertaining to the Kashmir issue and was addressing to a seminar on human rights issue.