‘Caged like animals’: Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter in letter to Shah
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter, Iltija Javed said that she has written a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah questioning about the government’s decision to revoke Article 370 and under which she had been detained in her home.
“Today while the rest of the country celebrates India's Independence Day, Kashmiris have been caged like animals and deprived of basic human rights,” she wrote in her letter to Shah.
She also released a voice message in which she said that she has been detained by the authorities in her home.
“I have also been detained and have been told that this has been done because I spoke to the media about what Kashmiris have had to endure ever since this crippling curfew was imposed. I have also been threatened with dire consequences in case I decide to speak to the media again,” she said in her voice message.
“I am being treated like a criminal and I am under constant survellaince. I fear for my life along with those Kashmiris who have spoken up,” she added.
Several Jammu and Kashmir politicians including PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference chief Omar Abdullah were put in detention after the government revoked Article 370 which gives special rights to Jammu and Kashmir.
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