Emerging from the meeting, Davinder Singh Rana told the media, there is “anguish about developments particularly about lockdown of the people and we, as a party, appeal that the political process to start and democracy to revive in Jammu and Kashmir. Political detenues anywhere and everywhere, whether from mainstream political parties or otherwise who have no criminal record, may be released to initiate the process and the hearts and minds of the people of Jammu and Kashmir are won.”
After 64 days of house arrest of Former Chief Ministers of Kashmir , Farooq and Omar Abdullah a team of National Conference (NC) leaders have been allowed to meet on Sunday in Srinagar.
The permission was granted by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, days after it was sought.
Provincial President Devender Singh Rana left Jammu by an IndiGo flight early Sunday for the meeting. Former NC legislators are also part of the delegation.
Rana had requested Governor Satya Pal Malik for the permission. The delegation consist of 15 party members.
Both the leaders are under detention ever since India axed the Article 370 that gave special status to the erstwhile state. Farooq Abdullah has been placed under arrest under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).
Farooq Abdullah is the party president while his son Omar Abdullah is the vice-president of National Conference.
It is to noted even after 64 days of silence of Kashmir valley Communications ( mobile) lines not restored and Indian officials claiming terrorists infiltration