“We received the letter on Saturday afternoon. But because it was Saturday, and also there was curfew, we could not deliver it. However, today, we made it a point to deliver it as soon as possible,” postmaster John Samuels told the media.
Human rights activists and political parties showed discontent over the matter. Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah also voiced his party’s opposition on the execution. On the other hand, the UPA government is making evident efforts to keep the situation under control. In the wake of the event, a curfew had been imposed by the state government in all districts of the state, anticipating public protests over
“Like it or not, the execution has reinforced the point that there is no justice. We will have to deal with how we can change that sort of alienation. As a human being, I cannot reconcile to the fact that Afzal Guru was not allowed to see his family. That is one of the biggest tragedies of this execution,” said Mr Abdullah told the media.