Four leaders of the Congress are shut down before visiting occupied Kashmir

Four leaders of the Congress are shut down before visiting occupied Kashmir

Four local leaders of the Indian Opposition Congress in occupied Jammu and Kashmir were shut down before visiting the Valley.

According to the India Times report, former member of the State Legislative Council and chief spokesperson of the Jammu and Kashmir Congress, Ravindra Sharma said, "Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPC) president and former minister Ghulam Ahmed Mir, law. Former Assembly Speaker Tara Chand, former Minister Raman Bhalla and PYC President Uday Bhanu Chhab were detained this morning.

He added that many other party leaders have also been banned.

JKPC President Ghulam Ahmad Mir said, "We informed the administration yesterday that the party's delegation would go to Dhimpur, Butte, Ramban and then Anantnag and Srinagar and met the party workers. We will start the party activities from the grassroots level. '

Former minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir claimed that the administration had given his permission.

"However, this morning, me and my senior colleagues Raman Bhalla and Tara Chand were stopped," he said.

The local SHO informed the political leaders that they had received instructions from top officials.

Former Minister Ghulam Ahmad Mir called it a government strategy to suppress the opposition's voice.

Uday Bhanu Chhab, president of PwC, said that I was locked out of the house because I was part of the Congress delegation, which had to go to Kashmir to assess the situation in Srinagar and other areas.

He said that the Modi government could invite the European Parliament to the occupied Kashmir, but the Congress could not allow the leaders to speak to the people of their own country.

It may be recalled that the incident of scrutiny of the Congress leaders came at a time when the Indian government had released five detained politicians in Srinagar only yesterday.

The leaders of Narendra Modi had taken over these leaders after abolishing Article 370 of the Constitution, giving them special status to occupied Kashmir.

However, three former chief ministers of the National Conference, Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti are still in custody.

Narendra Modi's government did not provide a final date for his release and merely took the stand that he would be released at a 'proper' time.

It may be recalled that in August this year, India abolished the special status of occupied Kashmir and made Kashmir its unit, since then there have been serious human rights abuses in the imposed curfew.

It is to be noted that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has expressed "grave concern" over the violation of human rights in India-ruled Jammu and Kashmir, completely restoring all rights in the occupied region. Demanded to do.

UNHCR spokesman Rupert Colville said in a statement: "Indian-dominated Kashmir is deeply concerned about the loss of human rights on a large scale and we urge the Indian government to keep the normal situation." Restore '.

Rupert Covill said there were "numerous allegations regarding the aggressive use of force, including pellet guns, tear gas and rubber bullets during the protests, and unconfirmed reports that at least 6 civilians have been killed in various incidents since August 5." And several people were injured. '

Criticizing the Indian judicial system, the UNHCR said that 'the petitions filed by the Supreme Court of India regarding freedom of movement and restrictions on the media are being processed slowly'.

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