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Passport of Mehbooba Mufti: Is the former Chief Minister threat to India?

Last Updated on March 29, 2021 at 6:27 pm

After Jammu and Kashmir police opposed issuance of passport to ex-chief minister of the erstwhile state Mehbooba Mufti, she hit out and said that if she was “detrimental to the security of India”

“Passport Office refused to issue my passport based on CID’s report citing it as ‘detrimental to the security of India. This is the level of normalcy achieved in Kashmir since Aug 2019 that an ex Chief Minister holding a passport is a threat to the sovereignty of a mighty nation” she wrote in a tweet.

Police has opposed the issuance of a passport to Mufti citing “adverse report” against her.

Mehbooba Mufti also attached a copy of the letter she received from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) which reads: “Whereas the passport verification report received from the Additional Director General of the Police, J&K CID do not favour issuance of passport and has returned as Not recommended passport case.”