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Govt s new policy is to choke democratic space in Kashmir, says Mehbooba

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said choking the democratic space and punishing people collectively was a new policy adopted by the Centre to deal with Kashmir. The purpose behind the repressive measures being taken in Jammu and Kashmir by the BJP-led government is to show the electorate how tough the saffron party is against Kashmiris , Mufti claimed. Choking democratic space and punishing people collectively is unfortunately a new policy adopted by the government of India to deal with Kashmir, the former chief minister said at a PDP youth convention here. Referring to a ban imposed on the JKLF and the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir, she said it was ironical that while on one hand, the central government claims to have launched a rehabilitation scheme for militants who lay down arms, on the other, organisations like Jammat and JKLF, which have rejected violence as a method of achieving any goal, are slapped with bans. The JKLF is committed to ...


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