People Herded To Polling Booths On Gun Point: Gilani
20 April 2004
News Network International
Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Gilani said that Indian army has been forcing people to cast their votes in Tuesday's so-called Lok Sabha elections. Syed Ali Gilani talking to newsmen said that people have observed complete strike and boycotted the farcical polls at the call of Hurriyat Conference and proved to the world that they wanted right to self-determination and fake polls held under Indian constitution was not their concern. He said the Indian troops forcibly herded people on gunpoint to the polling booths and coerced them to cast their votes.