CPI (M) demands release of political leaders

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Aug 13: Strongly criticizing the Government decision of scrapping Article 370 and bifurcation of J&K State into two Union Territories, Jammu Regional Committee of CPI (M) has demanded immediate release of all political leaders, including Mohd Yusuf Tarigami.
A meeting of the CPI(M) Jammu Regional Committee was held here today, which also condemned the detention of Sitaram Yechury and D Raja, General Secretary of CPI(M) at Jammu airport when they were going to meet M Y Tarigami and other activists of the party. The committee also demanded immediate restoration of phone and internet services in the State.
The meeting was attended by CPI(M) Regional Secretary Sham Parshad Kesar, Om Parkash, Kishore Kumar, Sewa Ram Bhagat, Jagdish Sharma, Banarsi Dass, Raj Kumar, Vikil Vaid, Jia Lal, Rattan Chand Verma, Bawa Ram and others.