Jammu and Kashmir Government revoked the preventive detention of Jammu and Kashmir’s Former Chief Minister.
Abdullah was under preventive detention since August 5 last year, the day the Centre abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. He was the first chief minister against whom the PSA was invoked.
What the Order said?
“In exercise of power conferred under section 19(1) of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978, the Government hereby revokes the detention order bearing DMS/PSA/120?2019 dated 15-09-2019 issued by the District Magistrate, Srinagar, extended for a period of 3 months, vide government order Home /PB-V/668 of 2020 dated 11.03.2020 of Dr Farooq Abdullah s/o Late Sheilh Mohammad Abdullah R/ Gupkar Road Srinagar with immediate effect,”