Says β€˜relieved to see people of J&K on the same page on Art 35-A’

Mehbooba hails two BJP MLAs’ for support to defend article 35-A
Srinagar: PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has hailed two state BJP MLA’s for supporting the protection of article 35-A adding that she feels relieved to see people of Jammu and Kashmir coming on the same page to defend article 35-A.

KNS news agency reported that in a series of tweets, Mehbooba said β€œHeartening to know that two MLAs from BJP, Rajesh Gupta followed by Dr Gagan have raised their voice in defence of Article 35 A. Defending the special status of J&K is not confined to a region or religion anymore. People of the state have realized its importance & sanctity.”
In yet another tweet she said β€œFor the past two years, while our government was fighting the case legally in court, I stood alone in this political battle emphasizing that any dilution of Article 35 A will set the state on fire.”
In one more tweet she said β€œToday I feel relieved that regardless of political views or affiliations, we are all on the same page as far as protecting the special status of J&K is concerned.”


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