Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was launched from detention after over an yr, mentioned that she would proceed her battle for the restoration of Article 370 and the decision of the Kashmir situation. She termed the Centre’s determination of August 5 as a “daylight theft”.
“All of us should pledge that we’ll take again what was snatched illegally, undemocratically and unconstitutionally on August 5 final yr. We will even should work for the decision of Kashmir situation for which hundreds of individuals have laid down their lives,” Mehbooba mentioned in an 83-second audio message on Twitter late on Tuesday night time.
Addressing after 14 months, the PDP chief mentioned it is not going to be a straightforward activity as there will likely be difficulties in “this path however our steadfastness and dedication will likely be our aides on this battle”.
On August 5 final yr, the Centre had ended the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it into union territories on August 5.
Mehbooba additionally demanded the discharge of Kashmiri folks languishing in varied jails.
“As I’ve been launched, all different individuals (from Kashmir) who’re detained in varied jails throughout the nation also needs to be launched,” she mentioned.
Mehbooba was launched on Tuesday night time after the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Security Act prices towards her, greater than a yr after she was detained following the abrogation of the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir.
The event got here barely two days earlier than the Supreme Court docket was to listen to the matter associated to her detention.
Mehbooba, 60, who was initially put beneath preventive custody on August 5 final yr and later booked beneath 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.
(With PTI inputs)