Jammu :- Member of Parliament Fayaz Ahmad Mir on Sunday appealed Home minister Amit Shah to release all political prisoners who are under detention in many jails across the country.

He said that the authorities should release all the political leaders in wake of rising coronavirus cases across the Kashmir’s and has demanded immediate release of political leaders including PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, JKPC Chairman Sajad Gani Lone , Ali Mohammad Sagar, Shah Faisal and Er Rasheed.

He has also expressed commiseration with the scores of families whose loved ones are languishing in various detention centers inside and outside J&K.

He said, “The families of the detainees languishing in various detention centers across the country are worried, particularly in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.Mostly coming from the underprivileged sections of society the concerned families find it difficult to frequent their loved ones serving detention.The COVID-19 epidemic has added to the worries of scores of such families who worry for the wellbeing of their loved ones.

The lockdown has effectively cut any chance of Kashmiri prisoners locked in different jails outside J&K to meet their families, hence adding to the miseries at the both ends. The anxiety level of such families is high.

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