The National Conference said more than 90 days later, things that people in the rest of the country take for granted like Internet access, and unhindered access to communication, are being denied to Kashmiri people.
Both Suraya Matto and Safiya Abdullah Khan were among a dozen women taken into preventive custody by police after they assembled at Partap Park and started protesting over Central government’s decision to end the state's special status.
The leaders "condemned the detention of Farooq Abdullah, notwithstanding his immense and crucial role in democratic polity of the country and contribution in steering the state to peace, progress and development, braving all odds."
Speaking to news channel NDTV, Abdullah asked if the government will "divide our hearts too." In his first reaction to the historic development, Abdullah broke down, saying he hopes the country stands by Kashmir.
In Delhi, the top leadership of the Congress met to discuss the situation and urged the Narendra Modi government not to take any decision that could “precipitate a deep crisis”, and asked it to maintain “Constitutional guarantees” given to J&K.
Police sources said Reyaz was in his civvies and without a weapon at the time of the attack. “He was at the main entrance and inside, there was a meeting going on. After hearing the gunshots, the security personnel deployed with the NC leader also fired in air."
Rajiv Mahajan expressed hope that all right-minded people would come together and strengthen secular forces to foil the machinations of "divisive elements" who were creating a wedge between various segments of the society.
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Jammu, Jan 17 (ANI): National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that delay in government formation in Jammu and Kashmir is bad for the state as it is a border state. He further said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should form the government as they had mandate in the assembly elections.