Kashmir clampdown: NC leader's twins visit detained dad on their birthday

National Conference youth president Salman Sagar had a reason to smile on Friday despite being under detention since August 5.

Published: 31st August 2019 02:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd September 2019 10:38 AM   |  A+A-

Security personnel stand guard at a check-point during curfew like restrictions following the abrogation of the provisions Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Security personnel stand guard at a check-point during curfew like restrictions following the abrogation of the provisions Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. (Photo | PTI)

Express News Service

SRINAGAR: National Conference youth president Salman Sagar had a reason to smile on Friday despite being under detention since August 5.

Salman was able to celebrate the 4th birthday of his twins in the Centaur Hotel in Srinagar, where he along with his father Ali Mohammad Sagar (NC General Secretary) have been lodged following the scrapping of Article 370.

His wife Saima along with her twins — Ahmed (son) and Fatima (daughter) — visited the Centaur Hotel on the banks of Dal Lake carrying a cake along with her to celebrate the birthday of her twins with their father and grandfather.

The family spent half an hour together in the Centaur Hotel and exchanged pleasantries. 

“I had taken a small cake with me. And the kids cut the cake in presence of her father and grandfather in the Centaur Hotel,” said Saima.

Salman’s daughter Fatima said, “I cut the cake inside (the hotel).” 

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