While Kashmiri Children Are Misled Into Terrorism,  Separatists Send Own Children  To Study And Settle AbroadStone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir. (Abid Bhat/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Ministry of Home Affairs sources have revealed that at least 220 children of 112 separatists in Kashmir are abroad, reports Times of India.

While seeking extension of President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Amit Shah said that he would share the details of 130 Hurriyat leaders who had sent their children abroad for higher education, all the while inciting the youth in the valley to take up stone-pelting and other violent activities against security forces, as well as forced school closures that harms the prospects of Kashmiri kids.

The fact that their children themselves are studying or settled abroad goes against the claim of Hurriyat chiefs calling for sacrifice and suffering for their cause. Many of their children are studying in Islamic countries including Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, while others are in Australia, UK and US.

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief Ashraf Sehrai’s two sons work in Saudi Arabia and are settled there. Jamat-e-Islami president Ghulam Muhammad Bhat’s son is also a doctor and settled in Saudi Arabia. Wahidat-e-Islami leader Nisar Hussain Rather’s daughter works in Iran and is settled there along with her husband.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s daughter, Neelam Gheelani recently completed MBBS in Pakistan. Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Omar Farooq’s sister Rabia is a doctor and settled in USA. Bilal Lone’s daughter and son-in-law are settled in London while his younger daughter is in Australia.

Muslim League leaders, Mohammad Yusuf Mir and Farooq Gatpuri’s daughters, Democratic Political Movement leader Khwaja Fardaus Wani’s daughter, all are studying medical science in Pakistan.

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