NC President and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah walks free post-seven-month detention

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah walked out of his Gupkar residence on Friday, seven months after he was put under detention following the abrogation of Article 370 by the central government. “I am free, I am free,” he said while addressing the media persons gathered outside his home. Abdullah was detained in August last year after the Centre stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special status and bifurcated it into two union territories. “I am grateful to the people of the state…

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Farooq Abdullah, Saifuddin Soz reiterate support for Resistance

National Conference president, Farooq Abdullah and senior Congress leader, Saifuddin Soz have reiterated their support for Hurriyat in their separate meetings with an Indian civil society delegation. Interacting with the delegation led by Kamal Morarka, the NC president said: “New Delhi has adopted policy of divide and rule, but now we have decided that we’ll not let them succeed in their policy anymore. That is why I said I am standing with the Hurriyat.” Farooq cautioned the government against taking the semblance of normalcy in the valley at face value.…

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