‘Denied entry’ into Kashmir, Sangrur MP Simranjit Singh Mann says will contest subsequent Lok Sabha polls from Srinagar

‘Denied entry’ into Kashmir, Sangrur MP Simranjit Singh Mann says will contest subsequent Lok Sabha polls from Srinagar


Kathua/Jammu, November 14

Shiromani Akali Dal (A) president Simranjit Singh Mann on Monday slammed the central authorities over being “denied entry” into Kashmir and stated he’s going to struggle the 2024 Lok Sabha election from Srinagar.

The novel Sikh chief had moved an area court docket in Kathua final month after district authorities didn’t allow him to go to the Valley citing potential disturbance.

The member of parliament from Sangrur in Punjab had reached Kathua to seem earlier than the chief judicial Justice of the Peace however was not allowed to maneuver out of the lodge.

Nevertheless, his representatives appeared within the court docket which determined to listen to the case on November 29.

Speaking to reporters earlier than leaving for his residence state Punjab, Mann stated he’s an elected member of parliament and was planning to go to Kashmir to know the welfare of its individuals publish abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories in August 2019.

“They (BJP leaders) are saying that J-Okay has turn out to be an integral a part of India publish abrogation of Article 370 however right here a parliament member isn’t allowed to go to this a part of the nation and restrictions are positioned on me,” he stated.

Mann stated he’ll elevate the difficulty in parliament throughout its subsequent session.

The MP stated he has each proper to go to any a part of the nation and goes to contest the following parliament elections from Srinagar in 2024.

“I can’t quit my struggle. If I’m denied justice (by the court docket of CJM), then I’ll transfer the Excessive Court docket and likewise the Supreme Court docket, if wanted,” he stated.

Earlier in October, Mann spent a number of nights at Lakhanpur – the gateway to J-Okay bordering Punjab – in protest towards restrictions imposed by authorities on his entry into the Union Territory.

In his order issued beneath part 144 Cr P C, the deputy fee Kathua Rahul Pandey had stated it has been delivered to his discover by the Senior Superintendent of Police, Kathua that Mann is scheduled to enter the Union Territory from Lakhanpur and his go to is prone to trigger “disturbance in public tranquility”.

“…In train of the powers vested in me beneath part 144 Cr P C do hereby prohibit Mann from coming into the jurisdiction of Kathua,” Pandey stated in his order on October 17.

Mann accused the BJP-led authorities of harassment of the individuals and stated he’ll proceed his battle for justice.

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