Special Correspondent

SRINAGAR: Apparently under pressure from Delhi to contain hardline elements in the separatist camp, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday did not allow the Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, to address a press conference.

The police, paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force and an Army column cordoned off the posh Peerbagh-Hyderpora in Srinagar where Mr. Geelani's residence is also located.

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