Three former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers have been put beneath home arrest to forestall their proposed protest towards the delimitation fee. The high-security zone, Gupkar Street in Srinagar, the place Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah are staying has been sealed off.
The police have deployed safety vans exterior the houses of the political leaders and nobody is being allowed to enter or exit from there.
The Gupkar Alliance headed by Farooq Abdullah had introduced a protest towards the lately launched delimitation fee draft proposal of allotment of meeting seats in Jammu and Kashmir.
The fee has proposed six further seats for Jammu province towards one seat in Kashmir, which runs opposite to the inhabitants ratio of each provinces of the previous state.
The opposition has described it a brazen show of gerrymandering. They alleged that the proposed seat allotment goes towards grownup franchise of 1 particular person one vote. The fee has stated that apart from inhabitants, different issues like administrative items, space and proximity to the border have been factored in whereas distributing seats.
Omar Abdullah tweeted and confirmed how his dwelling, the house of his father and sisters have been locked and safety vans deployed exterior the gates.
Good morning & welcome to 2022. A brand new yr with the identical J&Okay police illegally locking individuals of their houses & an administration so frightened of regular democratic exercise. Vans parked exterior our gates to scuttle the peaceable @JKPAGD sit-in protest. Some issues by no means change. pic.twitter.com/OeSNwAOVkp
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) January 1, 2022
At some locations, the supporters of Nationwide Convention and Peoples Democratic Occasion held protests, demanding restoration of particular standing. The social gathering supporters together with former legislators raised slogans towards detention of leaders and the delimitation train.
They tried to march in the direction of Gupkar Street, however have been stopped by police.
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