Srinagar, Jan 1: Former Chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said that government of India was “deeply paranoid and intolerant when people of J&K want to protest against its disempowerment.”
“GOI trumpets scrapping Article 370 & dismembering J&K throughout the country but is deeply paranoid & intolerant when people of J&K want to protest against its disempowerment. For the umpteenth time, we’ve been placed under house arrest for trying to organise a peaceful protest,” Mehbooba said in a tweet, adding, “I am also saddened by the tragic accident at Vaishno Devi & neither the administration the nor police are carrying out their duties. Instead they are engrossed in threatening people into silence. My condolences to the families of those who lost their lives,” she added.
Earlier many members associated with Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) said that they have been placed under ‘house arrest’ ahead of the amalgam’s proposed protest against the “unconstitutional and divisive” draft proposal of Delimitation Commission.