Politicians Hail Omar Abdullah's Release, Demand Freedom of Other Detainees
Total redemption of the situation is not possible until all political detainees and others are not released at once.
I express my gratitude to those people, politicians, parliamentarians, who have all along been seeking his release, he said.
The leaders also asked for the immediate release of party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar who is also detained under PSA.
CPI(M) secretary Ghulam Nabi Malik, while welcoming Omar's release, urged the government to release political leaders, activists and civil society members, detained arbitrarily after August 5, 2019.
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference also welcomed Omar's release, but demanded the release of its chairman Sajad Lone.