Srinagar : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday led a protest in Khanabal area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district to demand lifting of ban from Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI).
Scores of leaders and hundreds of workers led by party president Mehbooba Mufti took out a protest march from Dak bungalow Anantnag to Lal Chowk area of maintown Anantnag.
However, they staged a sit in protest at Police Lines Anantnag after Policemen spotted them from marching ahead. The protesters were carrying placards and banners, which read ‘Revoke Ban on JeI’.
While talking to reporters Mehbooba said “The ban on JeI should be revoked and only then the atmosphere for assembly elections will be feasible in the state”.