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BJP activists stage protest, burn Mehbooba's effigy in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A group of activists today staged a demonstration here and burnt an effigy of former minister and PDP over her statement that any attempt by the Centre to engineer a split in her party would have "extremely dangerous" consequences.

Led by district (Jammu West) Ayodhya Gupta, supporters held the demonstration at Kachi Chawni in the heart of the city and demanded that a sedition case be registered against Mufti.

The former had yesterday said, "...If there are any attempts to engineer a split in the PDP like it was done in 1987 to commit robbery on people's vote and to crush the MUF (Muslim United Front), the results will be extremely dangerous."

She also recalled that the events post the 1987 Assembly elections "created" Syed Salahuddin, the of Hizbul Mujahideen, and Mohammad Yasin Malik, the

"We request the (N N Vohra) to take serious note of her anti-national statement, file a sedition case against her and put her behind bars so that no other ever dares to make such a statement," Gupta told reporters.

He termed Mufti's statement "shameful" and said "terrorism is getting boost by such utterances".

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 16:05 IST