‘Jungle raj’ prevailing in Kashmir: Mehbooba

‘Jungle raj’ prevailing in Kashmir: Mehbooba

 PDP president Mehbooba Mufti. PTI file photo

 Continuing her tirade against New Delhi, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said that ‘jungle raj’ was prevailing in the Valley.

“No law exists in Kashmir. The thrashing of SDM along with his employees, the highway has been closed, inmates are beaten in the jails, bodies recovered during the encounters are being mutilated and are burnt by chemicals,” she told reporters on the sidelines of an election meeting in southern Anantnag.

The firebrand PDP chief said that it doesn’t seem that the people of Jammu and Kashmir have acceded to India which the late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, the founder of the National Conference, and the late Maharaja Hari Singh had chosen.

“The country we had acceded to was equal for all, Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus,” she said.

Mehbooba termed the order banning the movement of civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway as sort of dictatorship.

Earlier, the PDP chief in a tweet questioned the Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragya’ joining the BJP.

“Imagine the anger if I'd field a terror accused. Channels would've gone berserk by now trending a Mehbooba terrorist hashtag! According to these guys, terror has no religion when it comes to saffron fanatics but otherwise, all Muslims are terrorists. Guilty until proven innocent (sic),” she tweeted.

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who is facing a trial in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, joined the BJP on Wednesday and said that she would like to contest the Lok Sabha election from Bhopal.

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