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Highway closure order ‘Wrong’, govt should withdraw it, says Farooq Abdullah

Highway closure order ‘Wrong’, govt should withdraw it, says Farooq Abdullah
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Srinagar : National Conference chairman Farooq Abdullah on Friday said, Central government must withdraw its decision to close Srinagar-Jammu highway, the lifeline of the Valley.

While addressing protesting NC workers , Abdullah said banning the vehicular movement has to go, as this order is wrong, the law is false, appealed GoI to take it back.

“If they (GoI) is worried about the security of the security personnel, they should use train service or the convoy should move in the night,” he said.

Farooq Abdullah further said that, The highway is the lifeline. How can they close it? It will have an impact over the trade. We want a complete withdrawal of the erroneous order by the Centre, he said .

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