Mehbooba hopes PM’s condemnation of mob lynchings would entail concrete steps

SRINAGAR: Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement condemning mob lynching incidents in the country would be followed by concrete steps and punitive measures against the culprits.

“Mob lynching has become a dominant discourse and its near- normalisation has marked a new low for the democracy in India. I hope the PM’s statement condemning it is followed by concrete steps and punitive measures against the culprits,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.

In response to a question on the issue of cow vigilantism and incidents of mob lynching, Prime Minister Modi, in an interview to a leading national daily, said “it is very sad that we keep hearing about such incidents.” (AGENCIES)