Pakistan’s ISI fear taking over heads of Indian policy makers in Kashmir

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Pakistan’s ISI fear taking over heads of Indian policy makers in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD - The Jamaat-e-lslami Occupied Jammu and Kashmir is banned by the Indian government for strong links with Pakistan’s ISI, Indian agencies have revealed.

Jamaat has been maintaining regular contact with the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi for promoting secessionism in the state, officials said, PTI has reported.

The most important member of the JeI (J&K) in the Hurriyat Conference is Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who was at one point of time designated as the ‘Amir-e-Jihad’ (Head of Jehad) of Jammu and Kashmir by the proscribed organisation.

The JeI (J&K) has established strong links with Pakistan’s ISI.

Kashmiri youths and its leaders continue to maintain regular contact with the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi for support, a senior government official said.

According to the intelligence inputs, the Jel (J&K) has been using its network of schools to spread anti-India feelings among children in the Kashmir Valley.

It is no surprise that the pattern of militancy in the Valley has a strong correlation with the spread of the hardline Jel (J&K) activists in the area, the official said.

The Jel (J&K) mobilising funds both locally and from abroad and using these assets to consolidate its hold at the grassroot level.