Srinagar: Terming the ban on almost three dozen TV Channels in Kashmir after banning the Social Networking Sites, as fascist approach of the government, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that the real purpose behind all these actions is to isolate the Kashmiri population as the authorities do not want the reality of Kashmir to be highlighted internationally and does not want people of Kashmir to have access to information other than what Govt. of India filters into Kashmir through its state and corporate run media.
Mirwaiz said that it is beyond comprehension that how channels preaching Islamic teachings and values are responsible for spreading unrest in Kashmir, whereas the fact remains that the current unrest and uprising in Kashmir is because of the political instability and anti-people policies and dictatorial approach of the rulers of Delhi and their local collaborators towards the people of Kashmir.
Mirwaiz said that the restriction on Social Media and TV channels in Kashmir have been imposed at the behest of the communal forces of India and cautioned that these restrictions, can further deteriorate the situation here.
Mirwaiz said that in the modern times this type of thinking and such tactics of oppression reflect authoritarian mindset. He said a war has already been started against the people of Kashmir at all levels and the gagging of Media to prevent the reality from reaching the world will also prove a failure like such other oppressive acts have proven so far.
Hurriyat(G) warns of serious repercussions
Hurriyat Conference (G) while lashing out at state administration, said that it is highly deplorable and a step forward for creation of Hindu Rashtra.
Hurriyat said that ban on Islamic channels, specific for Quran and other religious related programs amounts to direct interference in religious matters.
It is extremely deplorable that Mehbooba Mufti, though Muslim for name sake laid curbs on broadcast of these Islamic channels.
Hurriyat (G) spokesman said, repercussions of the ban order may perhaps be severe, if the decision is not revoked by authorities.
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