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Allow Farooq Abdullah to attend Parliament: Opposition asks govt

Opposition leaders raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of its special status

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Farooq Abdullah
Farooq Abdullah

Attacking the government over the detention of sitting Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah, Opposition members on Monday termed the National Conference leader’s detention as illegal and demanded that he be allowed to attend the House. Opposition leaders raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit after the abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state, with Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury describing the EU delegation as hirelings.
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First Published: Mon, November 18 2019. 23:54 IST
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