The announcement for the meeting had come on Sunday. A 15 member delegation of the National Conference had also met its party chief Farooq Abdullah and leader Omar Abdullah the same day.
As political parties came down heavily on Governor Satya Pal Malik and the Centre for putting these leaders under house arrest, the Raj Bhavan said that such decisions are taken by the local police administration and the Governor had no role to play in it.
People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader Farooq and Omar Abdullah were prominent leaders who were placed under preventive detention by the Jammu and Kashmir administration.
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija to travel from Chennai to Srinagar to meet her mother in private.
The abolition of Article 370 has taken away their privileges and claims over special status. Today, their bungalows estimated to be in crores is at risk.
A resolution removing the special status of the state under Article 370 was approved by the Rajya Sabha on Monday with Home Minister Amit Shah saying the constitutional provision was the "root cause of terrorism" in the state and the Modi government was committed to making the state the most progressive in the country.
As soon as the gate will open and our people will be out, we will fight, we will go to the court. We are not gun-runners, grenade-throwers, stone-throwers, we believe in peaceful resolutions. They want to murder us. My son (Omar Abdullah) is in jail," said Abdullah.
Taking the opposition by surprise, the reorganisation bill and the resolution to repeal Article 370 were tabled in the House amidst uproarious scenes with major opposition parties resisting it. The opposition complained that they had not got advance information about the bill.
Both former chief ministers were taken to Hari Niwas, a VVIP state guest house. Mehbooba was arrested after she tried to come out of her residence, where she was kept under house arrest. Section 144 of CrPC was imposed in Valley in the wake of Centre's move to revoke Article 370.
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a resolution abrogating Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir and a bill to...