Politics News: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says this on Omar Abdullah's release

DN Bureau

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday welcomed the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and called for the restoration of democratic rights of people in the region.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo)
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo)

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday welcomed the release of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and called for the restoration of democratic rights of people in the region.

The Central government issued orders revoking the detention of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday.

Also Read: Omar Abdullah released after nearly 8 months of detention

Abdullah was among the many political leaders who had been put under house arrest after the Central government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir.Omar Abdullah's father Farooq Abdullah was released from detention earlier this month, while PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is still under detention. (ANI)













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