Kashmir is facing another lockdown within lockdown: Chidambaram

Kashmir is facing another lockdown within lockdown: Chidambaram

Former Union Minister Chidambaram said that now at least the people of the rest of India will understand the injustice done to those detained in Kashmir, who were taken into custody immediately after the repeal of Article 370 on 5 August 2019 and still they are in custody

Obaid Chishti/Deoria: Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that amid the fourth phase of lockdown in the country since Monday to stop the spread of coronavirus, he is concerned about those in Kashmir who are in a 'lockdown within a catastrophic lockdown'. '

The senior Congress leader said that now at least the people of the rest of India will understand the injustice done to those detained in Kashmir, who were taken into custody immediately after the repeal of Article 370 on 5 August 2019 and still They are in custody.

Chidambaram said that the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir is the biggest victim of detention.

He said, 'The worst victims are Mehbooba Mufti and her party's senior colleagues, who are still in custody in the lockdown state of the lockdown country. They have been denied every human right. '

Apart from Mehbooba, two other former Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and his father Farooq Abdullah were detained under the PSA, but both were later released.