Taking the matter seriously, Sonia issued instructions to home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde to look into the incident.
In an emotional mail to a Congress minister, Gilani, son-in-law of veteran separatist leader SAS Geelani, has written, "I was really perturbed about my children. They were locked in isolation with 8-9 people guarding them. Their tuition teacher was interrogated and told she need not teach these children as ultimately they will become terrorists."
Meanwhile, South Asia Media Commission, India has strongly urged Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, to ensure that newspapers in Srinagar are able to resume publication.