PDP president Mehbooba Mufti was put beneath home detention on Tuesday and she or he claimed that the choice of Jammu and Kashmir authorities to restrain her motion had “uncovered the federal government’s claims of normalcy”. She additionally hit out on the Centre alleging that whereas the federal government was expressing concern for the rights of the individuals in Afghanistan, the identical had been being denied to Kashmiris.
“I have been positioned beneath home arrest at present as a result of in line with admin (administration) the state of affairs is much from regular in Kashmir. This exposes their pretend claims of normalcy,” Mehbooba, who’s the final chief minister of the erstwhile state, tweeted. “GOI expresses concern for the rights of Afghan individuals however wilfully denies the identical to Kashmiris,” she added.
Mehbooba posted photos of a safety forces’ automobile blocking the primary gate of her Gupkar residence. In accordance with officers, Mehbooba had expressed a need to attend a household perform in South Kashmir’s extremely risky Kulgam district. The authorities persuaded her to not go for the perform as some anti-nationals had been nonetheless making an attempt to vitiate the environment within the valley following the dying of pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
Mehbooba has been vocal since his dying and on Monday she accused the administration of turning the valley into “an open air jail” the place “the lifeless aren’t spared”. “A household is not allowed to mourn and bid a remaining farewell as per their needs. Reserving Geelani sahab’s household beneath UAPA reveals GOI’s deep-rooted paranoia and ruthlessness. That is New India’s Naya Kashmir,” she tweeted. Nonetheless, hours later, the Jammu and Kashmir Police launched movies of the funeral of Geelani, who died on September 1 at his house after a protracted sickness. He was 91.
A press release was additionally launched by the police clocking occasions after his dying saying that its officers had been made to attend for 3 hours on the separatist’s house once they went there for his burial. Refuting rumours allegedly being floated from throughout the border, the Jammu and Kashmir Police additionally launched 4 movies by means of its Twitter deal with to indicate that Geelani was laid to relaxation as per rituals within the intervening night time of September 1 and a couple of.
“After the dying of SAS Geelani, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar met each of his sons at their residence at 11 pm, condoled them and requested for burial within the night time for the bigger curiosity of most people as a result of potential main L&O (legislation and order) conditions. Each agreed and requested to attend for 2 hours till relations reached,” the police stated on its Twitter deal with. The IGP Kashmir personally spoke to some relations and guaranteed them of protected passage, they stated. “Nonetheless, 3 hours later, most likely beneath the strain from Pakistan and miscreants, they behaved in another way and began resorting to anti-national actions, together with wrapping the lifeless physique in Pakistani flag, making loud sloganeering in favour of Pakistan and instigating neighbours to come back out,” the police stated. They stated that after persuasion the relations introduced the physique to the graveyard and carried out all rituals “with due respect in presence of members of Intizamia Committee and native Imam”.
“The refusal of each his sons to come back to the graveyard indicated their loyalty to the Pakistani agenda quite than their love and respect for his or her departed father,” they added. The sons supplied Fathia (prayers supplied on the funeral) at 11 am on September 2.