Release of leaders a welcome step : Former PDP MLA


Demands release of Mehbooba Mufti and others languishing in jails outside
Srinagar,June 18 (KNB): Former MLA Pahalgam Rafi Ahmad Mir on Thursday has welcomed the release of Senior PDP Leader Naeem Akhtar and NC’s Hilal Lone.

Mir said that revocation of PSA detention of the leaders is a welcome step, I hope that sense prevails upon government of India not to choke the political space here and release all the political detainees. Former MLA Mir said that many social political activists are still detained in jails outside J&K, if the government intends to initiate a free and fair political process then all those should be released including former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti”. said in a statement issued to KNB

He said that irony is that the young political activists belonging to various political parties were not owned by their respective parties and they are still languishing in jails”. He said no political process can be initiated unless they are released too. On this occasion, Mir demanded release of all political detainees who continue to be under restrictions at home including Sajad Gani Lone, Shah Faesal and others (KNB)

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