Azad’s ‘Mission Kashmir’ continues

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 9/24/2019 1:02:03 AM

SRINAGAR, Sep 22: Senior Congress leader and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha today visited Anantnag and met several delegations.
Azad arrived here on September 20 after the Supreme Court allowed him to visit Kashmir and directed him not to indulge into any political activity during his visit. Earlier, the senior Congress leader attempted to visit the state thrice but was sent back to Delhi from the airports here and Jammu. He then approached the Supreme Court, which directed the government to allow him to visit Kashmir.
Yesterday, Azad met taxi operators at Tourist Reception Centre here. He also visited the Lal Ded maternity hospital and Government Medical College. A number of people met him and briefed him about their respective problems.
Azad did not meet any Congress leader or worker in Kashmir due to Supreme Court directions. Tight security arrangements are being made at the venues of Congress leaders visits.
The Supreme Court allowed Azad to visit Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla and Jammu.



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