Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah arrested by India forces after abrogation of Article 370
SRINAGAR: Former chief ministers of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah who were placed under house arrest on Sunday night, was arrested by Indian security forces after the abrogation of Article 370 in the IoK, ARY News reported.
President of the Jammu & Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti in a series of tweets severely condemned the bill to remove Article 370 about the special status of Kashmir and termed it ‘illegal and unconstitutional.”
“Today marks the darkest day in Indian democracy. [The] Decision of J&K leadership to reject 2 nation theory in 1947 & align with India has backfired.”
Today marks the darkest day in Indian democracy. Decision of J&K leadership to reject 2 nation theory in 1947 & align with India has backfired. Unilateral decision of GOI to scrap Article 370 is illegal & unconstitutional which will make India an occupational force in J&K.
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) August 5, 2019
“Unilateral decision of GOI [government of India” to scrap Article 370 is illegal & unconstitutional which will make India an occupational force in J&K,” she said.
The India politician stressed that this development “will have catastrophic consequences for the subcontinent. GOIs intentions are clear. They want the territory of J&K by terrorising its people. India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises.
Earlier, India’s BJP government moved a bill in the upper house of the parliament (Rajaya Sabha) to remove Article 370 from the Indian constitution about the special status of Kashmir.
Home Minister Amit Shah tabled the bill in the parliament amid opposition members’ protest. Later the bill was signed by the Indian President