Ahead of Modi visit, Mirwaiz put under house arrest


Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday placed under house detention ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

Taking to social networking site Twitter, Mirwaiz wrote: “Ahead of @narendramodi visit, panic buttons pressed by the authoritarian state and control tightened as searches and CASO conducted even in Lal Chowk! Today morning I was put under #HouseArrest !”


Modi is scheduled to visit the Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.


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