Srinagar: PDP MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah on Tuesday kicked-off a fresh controversy by glorifying slain Hizbul commander Burhan Wani.
"Burhan Wani was great and pious", said Mushtaq Shah showering praises on Wani.
Speaking to NewsX, Mushtaq refused to take a stand back. "I stand by my words, for I know what happened with Burhan Wani", he said.
Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by security forces in an encounter on July 8 sparking widespread protest and unrest in the valley that has continued for over a month.