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After Sajjad Lone, brother Bilal dramatizes his Handwara visit
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Srinagar, Apr 14: In the midst of Handwara unrest, Sajjad Gani Lone and Bilal Lone representing two different shades of political opinions dramatize their visits to area to keep alive their vote banks.
While separatist turned politician Sajjad using his sources made a statement in Public that the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti personally asked him to help Government to diffuse unrest in his native place, Handwara, thrived to make his presence felt with an impression that he landed in the area when no other mainstream leader dared to stay in the area.
Sajjad who represents Handwara in the State Assembly according to sources spent a day in Handwara with his party workers and conveyed financial assistance from State Government to the families of civilians killed.
There was no official confirmation that the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti had appointed Sajjad Lone to handle Handwara unrest.
He returned to his Srinagar residence on Thursday morning after had flown from Delhi to Srinagar.
In the afternoon when Sajjad was at home, his elder brother Bilal Lone who heads his own faction of separatist camp dramatized that he had left for Handwara but authorities detained him on way.
When at a time authorities are on toes to maintain law and order in North Kashmir after Handwara killings, accomplices of Lone family were busy telling that People's Conference of Sajjad and Bilal Lone has a strong base in the town and duo can use their influence to calm down protestors.
There were some announcements also that Bilal Lone was detained near Shoor in Putkhai area of Sopore when he was on way to his native place, Handwara.
Pertinently People's Conference of lone brothers is the only party which has representation in both mainstream and separatist camps.
Two brothers in public say that they represent two different shades of opinions, however according to sources both support each other's cause neck in neck far from public gaze to avoid public criticism.
Sajjad Lone who was gifted Sheep and Animal Husbandry Ministry in late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed led Government and offered Social Welfare Ministry from BJP quota of Ministers won two seats from Handwara on People's Conference ticket.
While Bilal Lone who is Chairman of his own faction is also constituent of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led Separatist faction.
Authorities have already detained separatist leaders to maintain law and order situation across Kashmir and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon personally reviews law and order situation in Kashmir following the Handwara incident.
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