Mehbooba Mufti Update : Centre trying to dismantle PDP by luring, threatening its members

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Srinagar, Mar 26 : Alleging that Government of India (GoI) is trying to dismantle Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by luring and threatening its members, former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said she was being denied fundamental right to a passport.

Meanwhile, two senior leaders of PDP Sartaj Madni and Naeem Akhtar completed 100 days in detention today. Naeem was a minister and spokesperson of the PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.

She further alleged that investigation agencies like Enforcement Directorate (ED) are being used to intimate her and to make matters worse she was being denied passport. “If this is not political vendetta then what it is, she questioned.

Taking to micro blogging site Twitter, PDP president Mehbooba said “ GOI is trying to dismantle PDP by luring & threatening its members. Investigative agencies like ED are being used to intimidate me. To make matters worse, I am being denied of my fundamental right to a passport. If this isn’t political vendetta then what is?.

Over a dozen senior leaders, including former ministers, resigned from the PDP and joined different political parties, particularly Apni Party (AP) headed by Syed Altaf Bukhari who was also associated with PDP.

Mehbooba has filed a petition in the High Court seeking directions to Regional Passport Officer (RPO), Srinagar for issuing a fresh passport since his old passport expired in May last year.


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