We will unfurl tricolour only when 'J&K flag' is allowed to be raised: Mehbooba Mufti

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on October 23, 2020
"My flag is this (points to the flag of J&K kept on the table in front of her). When this flag comes back, we'll raise that flag (tricolour) too. Until we get our own flag back, we won't raise any other flag...This flag (J&K) forged our relationship with that flag (tricolour)," she was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Video credit: HT Digital Content
Published on October 24, 2020 -  01:59
'Will raise tricolour when...': Ex-J&K CM Mufti's fresh attack on Centre
Ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti intensified her attack on NDA government. She held a press conference with erstwhile flag of J&K state on her table. Mufti said she would raise Indian tricolour after J&K state flag is restored. She said, “This is my flag. I've kept it here. When this (state) flag returns, we will raise that flag (tricolour) too. Our (state) flag has been robbed by dacoits. We won't raise any other flag until then (return of flag). That flag is part of our Constitution. They smashed that Constitution to smithereens. They ripped this flag apart on the day that there was a rape in Jammu, and they carried that flag and raised slogans in support of the rapists. They desecrated the Constitution, and other symbols. What do they expect from us? This is our flag. This (state) flag connects us to that (national) flag. Our ties to the national flag are not independent of this flag. When we are handed this flag, we will raise that flag too.” Mufti was released on Oct 13, 2020 after spending over a year in detention. The PDP chief was detained when centre scrapped J&K's special status in 2019.

You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Related videos from verified sources

BSF conducts Flag Meeting with Pak Rangers to handover body of Pakistan national 01:15
Credit: ANI - Published 3 days ago 


Mama and Baby Moose Play with Flag and Eat Pumpkins and Carrots 05:03
Credit: Viral Hog Content - Published 4 days ago 


'Congress has double standards on Gupkar Alliance': Manohar Lal Khattar 02:30
Credit: HT Digital Content - Published 5 days ago 


Related news from verified sources

The PDP president said she would hold the National Flag only when the separate flag of the erstwhile State would be restored.
on October 23, 2020 • Hindu

Several Shiv Sena Dogra Front (SSDF) activists on Saturday took to streets in Jammu staging a protest against former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's remark that...
on October 24, 2020 • IndiaTimes

In the first sign of a rift within PDP over party chief Mehbooba Mufti’s refusal to hoist the tricolour till J&K’s erstwhile flag was restored, three senior...
on October 27, 2020 • IndiaTimes

You might like