Barring people from peaceful dissent is BJP's failure: Mehbooba

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday said that barring people of J&K from peaceful means of dissent shows BJP’s nervousness and failure on all fronts.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, the PDP chief said, “Farmers protests have brought GOI to its knees. BJP is scared of peoples power &its why a reign of repression has been unleashed in J&K since illegal abrogation of Article 370. Not allowing any peaceful medium for dissent shows their nervousness & failure on all fronts (sic).”