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“Hurt Sentiments”: 3 Leaders Quit Mehbooba Mufti’s Party Over Her Remarks

'Hurt Sentiments': 3 Leaders Quit Mehbooba Mufti's Party Over Her Remarks

Mehbooba Mufti was launched earlier this month after 14 months in detention. (File)

Srinagar:

Three leaders right this moment give up Mehbooba Mufti’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir saying her remarks had “hurt patriotic sentiments”.

PDP leaders TS Bajwa, Ved Mahajan and Hussain A Waffa despatched resignation letters to get together chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was launched earlier this month after 14 months in detention below the Public Safety Act (PSA).

The leaders, of their letter, stated they had been “feeling quite uncomfortable over some of her actions and undesirable utterances especially which hurt patriotic sentiments”.

Mehbooba Mufti was amongst scores of political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir when the central authorities ended its particular standing below Article 370 and divided it into two Union Territories.

Last week, Mehbooba Mufti, a former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, had stated she was not concerned with contesting elections or holding the Indian flag till the constitutional adjustments enforced on August 5 final yr had been rolled again. Calling the central authorities “robbers”, she demanded that Jammu and Kashmir’s separate flag be restored.

To protest towards her feedback, the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir held a “Tiranga (flag) march” right this moment.

The flag marches – one in Srinagar and one other in Jammu – featured bullet-proof automobiles flying the Indian flag and accompanied by police jeeps.

Mehbooba Mufti is a part of the “People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration” led by National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, a grouping of Jammu and Kashmir events to battle for the restoration of Article 370. Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah, each former chief ministers, had been additionally launched earlier this yr after they had been detained in August final yr.

The “People’s Alliance” seeks a dialogue between all stakeholders for a decision.

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