In a joint statement, 19 opposition parties on Friday demanded restoration of full statehood to Jammu and Kashmir and release of political prisoners.
In the statement, the political parties also demanded holding of free and fair elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Release all political prisoners in J-K. Restore full statehood including J&K cadre of central services. Conduct free and fair election at the earliest,” read the opposition statement, a copy of which is lying with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).