Veteran Hurriyat Leader Syed Ali Gilani passed away in Srinagar on Wednesday evening. According to Kashmir Media Service, he has passed away later this evening, a family member told media. He was 92. Syed Ali Gilani had been under house arrest for the last many years. He was born on September 29, 1929. A veteran of Kashmiri politics was the chairman of the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC). He was a staunch opponent of Indian illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir and led Kashmiris’ struggle for right to self-determination. He was previously a member of Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir but later on, founded his own party in the name of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. He served as the chairman of APHC, a forum of freedom parties in Jammu and Kashmir. He was a member of Kashmir Assembly from the Sopore constituency of Jammu and Kashmir three times (1972, 1977 and 1987).