Mufti was reportedly leaving for a private function in Kulgam district when she came to know about the house arrest
Amid events involving the death of Kashmiri veteran separatist politician Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti has alleged that she has been placed under house arrest.
On Tuesday, she tweeted that the Jammu and Kashmir administration told her the situation was far from normal in Kashmir. “This exposes their fake claims of normalcy,” she said.
GOI expresses concern for the rights of Afghan people but wilfully denies the same to Kashmiris. Ive been placed under house arrest today because according to admin the situation is far from normal in Kashmir. This exposes their fake claims of normalcy. pic.twitter.com/m6sR9vEj3SSeptember 7, 2021
Mufti was reportedly leaving for a private function in Kulgam district when she came to know about the house arrest, according to News18.
Restrictions have been imposed across the Union Territory following the death of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on September 1. While the curbs have been lifted in many areas of Kashmir, it remained in parts of Srinagar to prevent law and order situation.
Mufti is a former chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir and first female politician to hold the post.