‘PDP-led govt curtailing civil liberties of people’

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Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) president and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin today said the incumbent government has gone several steps ahead of previous government in curtailing the civil liberties of people of Kashmir.
In a press statement Hakim Yasin said that arrests of youth, nocturnal raids, undeclared curfews and other harassment has become a norm in Kashmir these days.
Reminding Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of his promises made with the voters during last year’s Assembly elections, he said, “Whatever is happening in Kashmir these days is against on which PDP had sought votes from the people. The PDP had sought votes on the promise to end the cycle of violence, but it seems the party has gone several step ahead in from the previous government in curtailing the liberties civil of the people of the state.”
“The PDP used to say ‘baat banege boli se, na ke goli se.’ Where has that slogan of Mufti sahib gone?” the MLA Khansahib asked.
He urged the government to immediately release the youth and separatist leaders who have been detained in the recent days. “There is no fun in caging people as it won’t solve the problem. Instead government should without any further delay started talks with the separatists and allow the people to move freely,” the PDF chief demanded.

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