Up to date: October 23, 2020 6:41:52 pm
In her first press convention after being released from 14 months of detention, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday launched a scathing assault on the BJP, saying that the “nation will run on the Structure and never on the BJP’s manifesto”.
“The individuals of J&Ok are expendable to them (Centre), what they need is territory. This nation will run on the structure, not on the BJP’s manifesto,” Mufti mentioned whereas addressing media from her Gupkar residence.
Stating that the BJP has desecrated the Structure, Mufti vowed not solely to revive Article 370 but additionally to convey a few remaining resolution to the Kashmir subject.
Mufti addressed the media with the flag of erstwhile J&Ok state in entrance of her. “My flag is that this (pointing to the J&Ok flag on the desk). When this flag comes again, we’ll increase that flag (Tricolour) too. Till we get our personal flag again, we gained’t increase another flag…This flag solid our relationship with that flag.
“Our relationship with the flag of this nation just isn’t unbiased of this flag (Jammu and Kashmir’s flag). When this flag is available in our hand, we’ll increase that flag too,” Mufti was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
Mufti was launched from 14 months detention on October 13, after the J&Ok authorities revoked her detention below the Public Security Act (PSA). The choice got here two days earlier than her daughter Iltija Mufti’s petition challenging her detention was scheduled to be heard within the Supreme Courtroom.
Mufti, together with your entire separatist and mainstream management, was detained by the J&Ok Police on August 5 final 12 months; the day the Centre abrogated Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and downgraded the state into two Union Territories.
In an audio message posted on Twitter after being launched, she had mentioned the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir can not neglect the “theft and humiliation” of August 5 and demanded launch of all prisoners lodged in several jails of the Union territory and outdoors.
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“Now, all of us should reiterate, we must take again what New Delhi snatched from us illegally, undemocratically and unconstitutionally. Along with this we must proceed our wrestle for the decision of Kashmir subject for which hundreds of individuals sacrifices their lives. I agree that this path wouldn’t be straightforward however I’ve perception that our braveness and our dedication will assist us to cross this street,” she had mentioned within the audio message.
In her message, Mufti additionally mentioned, “All this time, the black determination of the black day of August 5, 2019 wounded my soul. And I perceive the scenario would have been related for all individuals of Jammu and Kashmir.”
With inputs from ANI
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