Srinagar: Muslim League Friday condemned the arrest spree ahead of civic polls and said this situation confirms our stand that New Delhi is holding “military operation” in the name of the election process.
“The spree of arrests is going unabated and thousands of young, as well as old, are being put behind bars,” the spokesperson Sajad Ayobi said in a statement.
“Participation in these elections will mean that the Kashmiris have forgotten the sacrifices of those who laid their lives for the Kashmir cause. Everyone is duty bound to make the poll process ineffective,” he said.
These measures, he said, “is aimed at supressing the emotions of people”.