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J&K ULB polls: Mirwaiz put under house arrest

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Moderate Hurriyat Conference Umar Farooq was Sunday placed under house arrest ahead of the first phase of urban local body (ULB) polls in Jammu and

Elections to ULBs in the state will start from Monday and be held in four phases.

On October 2, police took Jammu Liberation Front (JKLF) into preventive custody. continues to be under house detention.

Under #HouseArrest! Peculiar Democraticprocess of elections gearing up as huge deployment of forces,PSAs, incarcerations,house arrests,raids, Curbs,gather momentum!

"Not to mention the unknown contestants and amused public! What mockery of democracy is at display! (sic) tweeted.

The three separatist leaders under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) have called for boycott of the polls beginning tomorrow.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 16:55 IST
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