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Article 370: Farooq Abdullah's daughter, sister detained during protest

The Supreme Court last month allowed Mufti's daughter Iltija to travel from Chennai to Srinagar to meet her mother

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National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah

Former chief minister and Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's daughter and sister were detained in Srinagar on Tuesday during a protest against abrogation of and bifurcation of into two union territories.

Abdullah's sister Suraiya and his daughter Safiya and were leading the protest against the withdrawal of special status from

and his son and former Chief Minister were detained after the repeal of in Jammu and Kashmir. A delegation of Conference leaders had met them earlier this month.

People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader was also detained after the Centre's decision concerning The Supreme Court last month allowed Mufti's daughter Iltija to travel from Chennai to Srinagar to meet her mother.

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First Published: Tue, October 15 2019. 14:28 IST