Srinagar: The authorities on Sunday foiled the youth convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) here in Srinagar by putting the party president Mehbooba Mufti under house detention and sealing its head office, party spokesperson said.
The administration, however, cited Covid-19 as a reason for disallowing the convention.
As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), PDP spokesperson Najam-us-Saqib said that all the roads leading towards Gupkar have been sealed to foil the party’s youth convention.
“We later decided to hold convention at party headquarters, but it was also sealed by the administration,” he said, adding that large number of vehicles have been stopped at Pantha Chowk while several were lathi charged at Sonwar.
He added that nothing was conveyed by the administration in this regard and the party chief has been put under house detention.
Pertinently, PDP was scheduled to hold youth convention today at Fairview Guest House Gupkar—(KNO)