Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Again Did Not Get Permission to Move Out of Srinagar

Members of the Concerned Citizens Group wanted to go to Pulwama and Budgam in South Kashmir, but the police did not let them go.
Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha Again Did Not Get Permission to Move Out of Srinagar

The police did not allow the delegation of civil society, which came under the leadership of former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, to go beyond Srinagar for the second day on Sunday. Sushobha Barve, who is part of this delegation of Concerned Citizens Group, says that we are not allowed to go where we want to go in Kashmir. People are coming to meet us.

On Sunday also five delegations came to the hotel to meet him. Members of the Concerned Citizens Group wanted to go to Pulwama and Budgam in South Kashmir, but the police did not let them go. Sushobha Barve said that all of us were to go to Pulwama on Saturday, but were not allowed to go there. Had to go to Budgam on Sunday, but was not allowed to go there either. Former information commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, who was part of the group, had said a day earlier that he wanted to go to Pulwama, but ASP Security had barred him from saying that the situation there was not right. There is a possibility of a terrorist attack.

Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha, former Chief Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, former Airways Marshal Kapil Kak, journalists Bharat Bhushan and Sushobha Barve arrived in Srinagar on Friday under the banner of Delhi-based Concerned Citizens Group.

Yashwant Sinha, who arrived in Srinagar to take look bof the situation, said after entering Srinagar that, thankfully, I was not sent back from the airport as before. We will meet people here and tell them that many people care about Kashmiris, are willing to contribute for their betterment. Yashwant Sinha is a senior member of the Concerned Citizens Group, an organization of Delhi-based intellectuals. He has reached Srinagar with a delegation from the same organization.

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