Authorized motion has been began in opposition to 10 leaders of Mehbooba Mufti’s Folks’s Democratic Celebration for organising a perform on the sixth loss of life anniversary of Mufti Mohammed Sayed — founding father of the get together and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. The administration has accused the leaders of violating Covid security pointers.
An order issued by the Govt Justice of the Peace of Bijbehra in Anantnag district, directed police to file a case in opposition to senior PDP chief and former minister Abdul Rehman Veeri and 9 others for ”organising a rally on the loss of life anniversary of former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayed”.
Mufti Mohammed Sayed — who headed the PDP-BJP coalition authorities in J&Okay — died on January 7, 2016. His daughter Mehbooba Mufti later took over the place, however the alliance was ended by the BJP in June 2018.
On Friday, the police initially tried to stop Mehbooba Mufti and her supporters from organising a commemoration perform at his graveside in Bijbehra. However once they held protests on the spot, the police allowed them to go to the tomb, the place they paid homage to the chief.
After the FIR was filed, the PDP tweeted a video exhibiting Anantnag administration officers holding New Yr celebrations, during which 1000’s of individuals participated. Nobody was seen sporting a masks.
Mehbooba Mufti accused the administration of bias and utilizing Covid restrictions in opposition to PDP and never the BJP.
Right here DC Anantnag dancing on New Years eve and not using a masks the place crowd bumped into 1000’s however in terms of PDP, COVID-19🦠😷 all of the sudden resurfaces and turns political. pic.twitter.com/g69NCYSfcD
— J&Okay PDP (@jkpdp) January 8, 2022
“Covid 19 restrictions apply solely to PDP. To not BJP’s protest in Kashmir yesterday, PMs rally in Punjab or the mass poojas attended by tons of of individuals to hope for his security. Talks volumes about J&Okay admin’s brazen bias in opposition to my get together,” her tweet learn.