Mehbooba Mufti issues stern warning to millitants
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday gave stern warning to millitants that strict action will be taken against them.
She told reporters here, “Whoever they might be, anyone who takes the law in their own hands or threatens will be dealt with strictly.” She was asked a question about the law and order situation in the state after an incident of firing at a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Ananatnag district.
Earlier in the day, militants opened fired at a crowd where Peer Mansoor, General Secretary of PDP, was addressing a rally in Achabal town of Anantnag district. Replying a question about the opposition’s criticism of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance, the PDP chief termed it as ‘agenda based alliance’.
She said that those who have been criticising PDP’s alliance with the BJP should first tell what was the agenda of their alliances in the past. She said that “Indira-Sheikh accord , Rajiv-Farooq accord, Rahul-Omar Accord, and Farooq- BJP accord in 1999 were all without any concrete agenda”. She said the PDP has declared agenda of taking Jammu and Kashmir out of turmoil through dialogue with Pakistan and with people of J&K. She said maintaining status quo on Article 370 is on the agenda of PDP-BJP alliance.