Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was launched from detention after over an yr, stated that she would continue her struggle for the restoration of Article 370 and the resolution of the Kashmir issue. She termed the Centre’s determination of August 5 as 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 stated in an 83-second audio message on Twitter late on Tuesday evening.
Addressing after 14 months, the PDP chief stated it will not be a straightforward activity as there will be difficulties in “this path but our steadfastness and determination will be our aides in this struggle”.
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 individuals languishing in varied 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 stated.
Mehbooba was launched on Tuesday evening after the Union Territory administration revoked the Public Safety Act costs towards her, greater than a yr after she was detained following the abrogation of the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir.
The improvement got here barely two days earlier than the Supreme Court 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)