Is this India of Gandhi or India of Godse: Iltija Mufti takes on Modi govt over Kashmir

wilayattimes (Jammu and Kashmir)

Srinagar:Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehobooba Mufti, on Friday attacked the Narendra Modi-led authorities for holding her mom and different state political leaders below preventive detention.

Talking on the India At present Conclave in Mumbai, she additionally mentioned it’s unsuitable to imagine that each Kashmiri is a possible terrorist or throws stones.

When asked what the way forward in Kashmir was, Iltija said the government must roll back its decisions regarding Kashmir. “Is this Gandhi’s India or Godse’s India,” Iltija said while speaking about the clampdown on communications and restrictions on movement imposed in Kashmir.

“How would you feel if in Mumbai you would need a curfew pass to move around in your own country?” Iltija asked, while speaking at the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019.

“In a civil society you have a debate. Kashmiri are part of this debate. You did not even consult them [on the Article 370 move]. How can you justify it and sell them the dream of a future?” Iltija asked.

“Kashmiris have caged for the past month. You talk about the future, can we talk about the present first? Can we talk about the humanitarian crisis, economic crisis, psychological crisis, the human trauma that people have been subjected to?” Iltija asked.

“The government pushes the narrative of some dynasties having destroyed Kashmir, because that serves its narrative,” she mentioned.

A number of political leaders proceed to stay below detention in Kashmir, together with three former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, after the state’s particular standing was revoked final month.

“We hear about lynchings. I want to know how many people have been put under preventive detention over these lynchings,” Iltija Mufti mentioned.

Haryana is known as the rape capital, she mentioned. “Are you telling me that you are going to put all Haryanvi men under house arrest because they may be potential rapists,” she added.

Her remarks got here because the clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir accomplished 45 days. Restrictions had been put in place within the state after the Centre moved to scrap Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and to separate the state into two Union Territories.

The federal government says the restrictions are wanted to take care of peace in Kashmir and to forestall untoward incidents.

On the similar occasion earlier on Friday, Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh defended the BJP-led authorities’s transfer, saying defending human rights was necessary than making certain web connectivity.