BJP taking refuge in UAPA like tough laws in IIOJK: NC leader Ruhullah

Srinagar, October 27 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, firebrand National Conference leader, Ruhullah Mehdi, has hit out at the BJP-led Indian government over booking medical students under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), saying New Delhi only taking refuge in such stringent laws.

Ruhullah Mehdi’s comments come in the wake of booking of students under UAPA following their celebrations over India’s defeat against Pakistan in the ongoing T-20 World Cup.

Taking to his Twitter handle, the NC leader said, “Battle of narratives is not fought with UAPAs. You are making it known that you don’t have a narrative, you have failed on that end. You only have a refuge in UAPA and such laws.”

Referring to the abrogation of Article 370 on 5 August 2019, Ruhullah Mehdi said, “On that day of Aug 5, you stood up in arrogance and dictated us that we should live and behave, think and feel the way BJP & RSS wants us to. That’s not how civilizations work. Therefore, your failure in Kashmir commenced swiftly since that day.”