GA Mir detained, barred from entering Kishtwar: Congress

Srinagar, August 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian National Congress has said that the authorities arrested the party President in the territory Ghulam Ahmad Mir, and General Secretary Abdul Majeed Wani, and disallowed them to meet injured party youth activists in Kishtwar.

The Congress said that Mir was detained at Potato Farm near Sinthan Top and Wani was detained at Thathri.

In a statement, the Congress said that senior leaders and former legislators of the party strongly condemned the authorities’ action of detaining Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Abdul Majeed Wani, barring them to enter Kishtwar district, where scores of youth Congress activists were injured in a police lathi-charge.

Youth Congress Activists were peacefully protesting against the Indian government’s wrong policies, but were responded with brute force with the result scores of activists received grievous injuries, said the statement. It said both the leaders were scheduled to meet the injured to enquire about their health and expresses their solidarity with them.

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