Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar worried for her in-laws in Kashmir

'Don’t know whether they have enough stock of their regular medicines and we don’t have any means to know that,' Matondkar said while narrating the situation she is facing due to abrogation of 370.

Published: 29th August 2019 11:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2019 01:10 PM   |  A+A-

Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar (Photo | PTI)

Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar (Photo | PTI)

Express News Service

MUMBAI: Actress-turned-Congress leader Urmila Matondkar is worried for her in-laws Kashmir.

“Both my in-laws are in Kashmir. They both are diabetic and suffer from high blood pressure. Today is the 22nd day that I or my husband have not been able to speak to them.

We just don’t know whether they have enough stock of their regular medicines and we don’t have any means to know that,” Matondkar said while narrating the situation she is facing due to abrogation of article 370.

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Matondkar, who addressed a press conference at Nanded on Thursday along with former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, gave a mixed reaction when questions were posed about the abrogation of article 370.

“The act might prove to be a good thing if it brings development to Kashmir and makes any difference in the lives of the people from the valley. But, the way in which the decision to do away with the article 370 was made and implemented was indeed wrong,” Matondkar said while replying to the queries.

“Undoing article 370 had just remained a formality and now it is actually late to react to the development,” she added.

Matondkar is married to Kashmir based businessman and model Mohsin Akhtar Mir since 2016. Oriented in socialist political though right since childhood, she joined Congress earlier this year and contested Lok Sabha election from Mumbai (North) constituency unsuccessfully.

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  • Venkiteswaran

    Who cares a d damn for her concern and her in laws from Kashmir ? Did she bothered about the lakhs of pandits uprooted and homeless and became destitutes in their own homeland ? Did she bothered when pandit ladies and woman were raped and maimed by the vultures when pandit men folks were forced to leave kashmir in 1990 and militants did not allow the girls
    1 month ago reply
  • Vinay

    In India
    1 month ago reply
  • Manish

    Who has stopped you from going to Kashmir.Please don't play politics just tell me how many time have to gone to Kashmir to meet your in-laws after your marriage.You people really sucks.........
    1 month ago reply
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