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J&K: Mehbooba Mufti ready for showdown on Article 370
Jammu & Kashmir

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti ready for showdown on Article 370

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Srinagar, Apr 8 : Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reacted sharply to reports that a Public Interest Litigation had been moved in Delhi High Court to ban National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and her from contesting Lok Sabha elections.

Ms Mufti tweeted,' Wait for Bharatiya Janata Party to scrap Article 370 as it will automatically debar us from fighting elections since Indian constitution won’t be applicable to J&K anymore. 'Why waste time in court. Wait for BJP to scrap Article 370. It will automatically debar us from fighting elections since Indian constitution won’t be applicable to J&K anymore,' the former chief minister of J&K, wrote on the micro-blogging site.

A PIL was moved in Delhi High Court, seeking ban on Dr Abdullah and Ms Mehbooba from contesting Lok Sabha elections. The PIL alleges that Dr Abdullah and Ms Mehbooba’s 'statements are against the Indian constitution.' (UNI)