Complaint filed against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for her ‘provocative remarks’

Complaint filed against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for her ‘provocative remarks’

Asking former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to abstain from creating extremelyprovocative and irresponsible remarks on the national flag, the Congress unit within the Union Territory on Saturday strongly condemned the PDP chief’s statement on the tricolour.

Reacting to Mufti’s statement on the national flag, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief spokesperson Ravinder Sharma aforesaid it is extremely provocative and irresponsible, and she has hurt the patriotic sentiments of the folks.

A Complaint has been filed against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti over her controversial and contentious remarks while addressing a press conference in Srinagar yesterday. The complaint has been filed by Supreme Court lawyer Vineet Jindal. It has been filed with has filed in a latter to Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava. 

The letter asks for strict legal action against the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti for her recent ‘inflammatory statements.’ 

Jindal has maintained that Mufti has committed offenses under section 4 of the Prevention of Insults to National Honor Act, 1971 and 121,151,153A, 295,298, 504,505 of the IPC which are cognizable and thereby, an FIR ought to be lodged and strict legal action should be taken against her. 

Jindal has aforesaid in his complaint that the controversial statements made by Mufti not only insulted the national flag of the country but also conjointly aggravated the people against an elected government.

As per the reports say that during the press conference, when reporters asked her about the J&K flag placed on the desk, Mufti opined that: “My flag is this,” pointing to the Jammu and Kashmir flag. “When this flag comes back, we’ll raise that flag Indian tricolour too. Until we get our own flag back, we won’t raise any other flag. This flag forged our relationship with that flag.”

On the difficulty of the annulment of Article 370 the PDP chief elaborated that, “A robber could also be mighty, but he has to return the purloined goods.” Furthermore, the complainant has attached the link of the news report, wherever the PDP Chief was reported as creating disparaging and derogatory statements in her speech.

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