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Will preserve Tricolour and Jammu and Kashmir flag together, says ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti


Jammu: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that she is going to preserve the Tricolour and the flag of the erstwhile tell of Jammu and Kashmir together, pronouncing as an MLA she had reaffirmed her faith within the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution and the sovereignty and integrity of India as every are inseparable.

The earlier skool Jammu and Kashmir chief minister had closing month mentioned that she used to be no longer focused on contesting elections or maintaining the Nationwide Flag till the constitutional modifications enforced on 5 August closing year were rolled back, sparking protests in Jammu.

“We’re the of us, particularly within the Kashmir Valley, who upheld the Tricolour high over the years on the heed of hundreds of our staff who were martyred,” Mufti urged reporters on the cease of her five-day visit to Jammu — her first after launch from over one-year-prolonged detention under the Pubic Security Act (PSA).

Launching a scathing attack on the BJP, and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) without naming it, she mentioned, “These full of life with half of pants and where their leader sits attain no longer hoist the tricolour (at their headquarters) they typically’re giving us classes on the Nationwide Flag.”

She mentioned her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed picked up the Nationwide Flag when they were being brushed aside as ‘bugs of filthy drain’ and subjected to social boycott.

“We have in mind taken an oath that we can verify our faith within the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and could possibly just uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India. First, it used to be the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution after which the sovereignty and integrity of the nation. How is it, they lower one finger and leave the replacement, it is miles no longer just precise,” she mentioned.

Requested whether she is going to preserve the Tricolour, Mufti mentioned, “I had already answered that I genuinely have in mind taken an oath of the Jammu and Kashmir Constitution after I grew to change into the MLA for the necessary time and I verify my faith to the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India — every of which could per chance be interlinked. Jammu and Kashmir flag and Indian flag, I will preserve every these flags together.”

She accused the BJP of “breaking Jammu and Kashmir’s family” with the nation by its closing year’s decision of abrogating the actual location of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and bifurcating it into Union Territories.

“I’m pronouncing give us our flag and the Constitution back the merchandise you’ve looted within the daylight after conspiring under the darkness of the night prefer to be returned with hobby,” the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) president mentioned.

She mentioned the of us in Nagaland had at the moment mentioned they attain no longer accept the flag of this nation and the Constitution, why these “half of pants” didn’t take care of out say marches in opposition to them.

“After I mentioned we can elevate every the flags, they got here out with protests and burnt my effigies but when the of us in Nagaland are pronouncing, there is no longer this form of thing as a murmur and dialogue on the tv,” Mufti mentioned.

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