JKLF boycott Islamabad poll campaign
Saifullah, Hakeem Abdur Rasheed, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Bilal Siddiqui, Syed Imtiyaz Hyder and Muhammad Yasin Attai under house arrest or Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar strongly denouncing the detention of resistance leaders said SRINAGAR—The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front leaders and activists conducted campaign for boycott of the polls of the so-called Assembly elections in Islamabad district.
Polling will be held in the constituency on the 22nd of this month. The JKLF in a statement in Srinagar said that the party representatives visited different areas and apprised the people of the negative ity into minority here,” the statement quoted the leaders as having told the people.“Appealing people of Islamabad to stay away from casting votes, JKLF representatives said that history stands witness to the fact that though these socalled elections are fought in the name of progress and development but people who win these polls remain only deployed for safeguarding the interests of the campaign, a written message from the party Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, was also delivered to the people in which he asked them to boycott the elections. It is to mention here that by-elections will be held in the constituency on June 22 on the seat of the so-called Kashmir Assembly which was laying vacant after the death of former puppet Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, in