Srinagar, Nov 17: Administration on Today shifted arround 34 political prisoners, lodged at Centaur Hotel since August 5, to the MLA Hostel as they were feeling colds in five star hotel.
The administration carried out required modification of rooms in the MLA Hostel to accommodate the political prisoners.
It has been declared as a subsidiary jail by an order of the J-K home department.
Among the political prisoners are Sajjad Lone of People’s Conference, Ali Mohammad Sagar of National Conference, Naem Akhtar of the PDP and former IAS officer Shah Faesal.
The Centaur Hotel has submitted a bill of nearly Rs 3 crore to the home department for over 100 days of boarding and lodging of the VIP detenues.