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'We are not criminals': Farooq writes from detention

Dec 06, 2019 07:48 IST

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday shared a letter he received from detained National Conference chief and Lok Sabha MP Farooq Abdullah. In the letter, Abdullah, who has been under detention for four months, has questioned his detention asking if this is the way to treat an MP and a leader of a political party. He has ended the letter saying we are not criminals. Tharoor, who the letter, said that an MP should be allowed to attend the session as a matter of parliamentary privilege. Participation in Parliament is essential for democracy & popular sovereignty.