Detained At Home; “Dictatorial” Authority Invoked In J&K: Farooq Abdullah
Farooq Abdullah in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg)

Detained At Home; “Dictatorial” Authority Invoked In J&K: Farooq Abdullah

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National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said he has been put under house arrest, asserting that a "dictatorial" authority has been invoked and not a "democratic" one in Jammu & Kashmir.

In an emotional outburst, the former J&K chief minister said he "broke the door" to come out and speak to the media.

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Emphasising that the guarantee of the Article 370 was in India's Constitution, he said, "dictatorial authority has been invoked and not a democratic authority that we thought they will invoke. I don't know how many have been arrested. Nobody is allowed to come in or go out, we are under house arrest," he said.

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