We are not criminals, says Farooq Abdullah in a letter to Shashi Tharoor
NEW DELHI: In detention since the abrogation of, the president of the National Conference has complained about the treatment being applied to him, stating that we are not criminals.
Abdullah wrote to Congressman Shashi Tharoor regretting that his letter written on October 21 was delivered to him on December 2 in the sub-prison where he has been detained since August 5. “It is unfortunate that they cannot deliver my position on time. I am sure that this is not the way to treat a senior parliamentarian and leader of a political party. We are not criminals, ”former J&K Prime Minister wrote.
Sharing Abdullah’s letter on, Tharoor said, “MPs should be allowed to attend the session as a matter of. Otherwise the tool of arrest can be used to muzzle opposition voices. Participation in Parliament is essential for democracy and .