Modi authorities detained Kashmiri leaders, Photograph: File
Srinagar: After the Indian Supreme Court docket’s choice to uphold the black regulation ending Kashmir’s particular standing, the Modi authorities put Kashmiri leaders underneath home arrest to stop any doable protests.
In line with Kashmir Media Service, the Modi authorities was so afraid of this course of that as quickly because the Supreme Court docket’s choice got here, it detained the previous Chief Ministers of Occupied Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah.
It could be recalled that the Modi authorities in 2019, making the most of its majority in Parliament, handed the black regulation to abrogate Articles 370 and 35-A associated to the particular standing of Kashmir.
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Not solely the Hurriyat leaders but in addition the Chief Ministers of the pro-Indian puppet administration protested in opposition to this black regulation, on which Fariq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been arrested, however they have been launched in 2020.
This black regulation was challenged within the Supreme Court docket of India by the Kashmiris searching for justice, however there too the regulation was killed and the black regulation was maintained, on which the Modi authorities detained Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah once more.
In her video assertion recorded earlier than the detention, Mehbooba Mufti stated that chains have been hooked up to my door and I used to be imprisoned. The battle of Kashmiris can’t be suppressed by such techniques.
The folks of J&Okay are usually not going to lose hope or surrender. Our combat for honour and dignity will proceed regardless. This isn’t the tip of the street for us. pic.twitter.com/liRgzK7AT7
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) December 11, 2023
Umar Abdullah additionally wrote in his protest assertion on the social media platform “X” that he’s dissatisfied however not hopeless, the battle will proceed. It took many years for the BJP to achieve this level. We’re additionally prepared for lengthy journeys.
– Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) December 11, 2023
It needs to be famous that Hurriyat chief Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabbir Shah are nonetheless imprisoned in Indian jails for protesting the Modi authorities’s 2019 black regulation.
Making the most of the truth that the Hurriyat leaders have been in jail, the Modi authorities obtained this black regulation permitted by the Supreme Court docket and sealed it.
In his assertion from India’s notoriously harmful Tihar Jail, All-Social gathering Hurriyat Convention chief Shabbir Ahmed Shah expressed concern over the silence of the worldwide neighborhood and confused that the Kashmiri folks shouldn’t be given political, social, cultural and non secular rights. take
Kashmiri chief Ghulam Nabi Azad additionally expressed remorse over the Indian Supreme Court docket’s choice and stated that it’s the place the place Kashmiris will get justice.
In the meantime, numerous Hurriyat activists have been arrested and transferred to an unknown location by the Indian Military in raids in Occupied Kashmir and troopers have been deployed secretly.
It needs to be remembered that the Supreme Court docket of India in its choice declared occupied Kashmir as an integral a part of India and ordered that elections be held in Occupied Kashmir by September 30 subsequent yr.