No ban on newspapers in JK: Mehbooba tells Naidu

Amitabh Mattoo, a top aide of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Monday denied that the state government has imposed a ban on the media in Kashmir, saying "heads will roll" after it is clear who took the decision.

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New Delhi, Publish Date: Jul 19 2016 2:15PM | Updated Date: Jul 19 2016 2:15PM
No ban on newspapers in JK: Mehbooba tells NaiduFile Photo

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has told Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu that no ban has been imposed on the publication of newspapers in the troubled state.

According to official sources, Naidu spoke to Mehbooba Mufti on Monday night on the issue of ban on newspapers in the state.

Amitabh Mattoo, a top aide of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Monday denied that the state government has imposed a ban on the media in Kashmir, saying "heads will roll" after it is clear who took the decision.

The editors and newspaper owners of Srinagar-based dailies were told by a government spokesman and minister on Saturday evening that they should stop publication in view of the strict curfew in the Kashmir Valley.

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