Tanvir, Gul of NC Released

Tanvir Sadiq

Srinagar: Former Speaker of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mubarak Gul and National Conference leader Tanvir Sadiq, who had been under detention since August 5 after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, were released from MLA Hostel in Srinagar on Saturday.

Tanvir Sadiq is the Advisor to the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah who remains under detention since August 5, 2019. Omar is detained at Hari Niwas near his residence in Srinagar.

Another ex-chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has been kept in a government building on the Maulana Azad road in Srinagar.

Earlier, People’s Conference President Sajad Lone and PDP youth leader Waheed Para were released from detention on Wednesday, while former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers – Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA), on Thursday.

NC patron and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah continues to be in detention at his home at Gupkar Road in Srinagar which has been designated as a sub-jail.

A total of 35 mainstream politicians were moved from the Centaur Hotel on the banks of the Dal Lake to the MLA hostel in November 2019.

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