Will continue struggle for restoration of Article 370 in Kashmir : Mehbooba


Team Udayavani, Oct 14, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was released from detention after 14 months, has vowed to continue her struggle for the restoration of Article 370 and the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

She said the Centre’s decision of August 5 was a ‘daylight robbery’.

“We all have to pledge that we will take back what was snatched illegally, undemocratically and unconstitutionally on August 5 last year. We will also have to work for the resolution of Kashmir issue for which thousands of people have laid down their lives,” Mehbooba said in an 83-second audio message on Twitter late on Tuesday night.

The PDP leader said it will not be an easy task as there will be difficulties in ‘this path but our steadfastness and determination will be our aides in this struggle’.

The Centre had ended the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it into union territories on August 5 last year.

Mehbooba also demanded the release of Kashmiri people languishing in various jails.

“As I have been released, all other persons (from Kashmir) who are detained in various jails across the country should also be released,” she said.

Mehbooba was released on Tuesday night after the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act charges against her, more than a year after she was detained following the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

The development came barely two days before the Supreme Court was to hear the matter related to her detention.

Mehbooba, 60, who was initially put under preventive custody on August 5 last year and later booked under the stringent PSA on February 6, was shifted to her official residence on April 7 after it was declared a subsidiary jail by the authorities.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Hokkadigoli Kambala: Jockey endures and wins race after falling midway; Video viral

Bantwal: BJP workers oppose Congress leaders joining party; raise slogans during induction ceremony

I will retire from politics if Congress workers are involved in Hindus’ murder: Rai

Three people attacked with swords, rods by over 60 bike-borne men in Belthangady; complaint filed

WhatsApp launches incubator prog for organisations to build solutions for healthcare issues

Kangana seeks more time to appear before Delhi Assembly panel over ‘hateful’ social media posts

Govt Job Alerts: Naval Ship Repair Yard Recruitment 2021-2022 Karwar & Goa


Related Articles More

No plan to rename IITs after great leaders of states where they are situated: MoS Education

Scindia directs Delhi airport operator DIAL to do better crowd management

SC allows police to carry on probe against ex Mumbai CP; retrains it from filing charge sheet

‘Zero-waste’ wedding concept being promoted in Indore

Kangana seeks more time to appear before Delhi Assembly panel over ‘hateful’ social media posts

MUST WATCH

Food Business Success Stories | Bahubali Home Products

Dog Theft in Shivamogga

Byndoor: Cattle carcasses insensitively dragged on road irks Hindu organisations

NEWS BULLETIN 05-12-2021

NAGALAND VIOLENCE ON CIVILIANS


Latest Additions

No plan to rename IITs after great leaders of states where they are situated: MoS Education

Hokkadigoli Kambala: Jockey endures and wins race after falling midway; Video viral

Scindia directs Delhi airport operator DIAL to do better crowd management

Arshad Warsi completes 25 years in Bollywood, says will always be grateful to industry

SC allows police to carry on probe against ex Mumbai CP; retrains it from filing charge sheet

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.