'Glad to see him out': NC welcomes Omar Abdullah's release

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday welcomed the release of the party vice president Omar Abdullah from solitary detention of over seven months and sought release of all political detainees and others languishing in jails inside and outside J&K.  

NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah while expressing happiness over the revocation of PSA detention of party vice president Omar Abdullah said, “I am glad to see him out from the detention, which has lasted for around eight months. Total redemption of the situation is not possible until all political detainees and others are not released at once. I express my gratitude to those people, politicians, parliamentarians, who have all along have been seeking his release.”

Meanwhile, party’s members of parliament Muhammad Akbar lone, Hasnain Masoodi have also welcomed the release of Party’s vice president. Party’s additional general secretary Dr Sheikh Mustufa Kamal, provincial secretary Showkat Mir, spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar, District President Peer Afaq Ahmad, YNC President Salman Ali Sagar, YNC Vice president Ahsan Pardesi, Women’s wing  provincial President Er Sabiya Qadri, Minority wing organizer J S Azad, Legal Cell functionaries welcomed his release. 

They also asked for immediate release of party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar who is also detained under PSA. The party has also demanded the release of all political leaders who are under house detention including provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, Chowdhary Ramzaan, Mohammad Shafi Uri, A R Rather, Shameema Firdous and others.