Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s software for a passport has been rejected by the Regional Passport Workplace in Srinagar, primarily based on an “adversarial” police verification report.
In a letter to the Folks’s Democratic Occasion (PDP) president, the passport officer has knowledgeable Mehbooba that her software for an Indian passport has been rejected because the Felony Investigation Division (CID) of the Union Territory had advisable towards granting the doc to her.
The letter provides that Mehbooba can enchantment towards the choice at the next discussion board supplied by the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA). Commenting on the rejection of her software, the PDP president stated it reveals the extent of normalcy achieved in Kashmir.
“Passport Workplace refused to challenge my passport primarily based on CID’s report citing it as ‘detrimental’ to the safety of India. That is the extent of normalcy achieved in Kashmir since Aug 2019 that an ex-Chief Minister holding a passport is a menace to the sovereignty of a mighty nation,” she wrote on Twitter.