Indian top court allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Occupied Kashmir

Indian top court allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Occupied Kashmir

New Delhi (Web Desk): The Indian Supreme Court on Monday permitted Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit occupied Kashmir and file a report on the aggravating situation in the valley.


The Supreme Court directed the Congress leader to not engage in any political activities while in Kashmir.

During the Supreme Court hearing today, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, "He [Ghulam Nabi Azad] will not make any speeches or hold any public rally as per his own submissions."

Azad has been allowed to travel to four districts - Baramulla, Srinagar, Anantnag, and Jammu.

Azad had earlier attempted to enter the occupied region after the abrogation of Article 370 but was sent back by airport authorities.