CPI Demands the Release of Farooq Abdullah and Other Detained Leaders in Kashmir
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India issued the following statement on September 18, 2019:
The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India condemns the arrest of Farooq Abdulla and a number of political leaders in Kashmir. It is so authoritarian and arbitrary that Public Safety Act (PSA) had to be used against Farooq Abdullah.
The CPI demands the release of all leaders and activists. People cannot be kept under seize. Government has to engage with political parties and the people so that normalcy is brought back to Kashmir.