Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday slammed NC Vice President Omar Abdullah over his separate PM demand, stating that after deceiving people with ‘Rai Shumari’ promise for 22 years, a newest rabbit has come out of Omar Abdullah’s cap.
Addressing people in Lasjan area of central Kashmir, party General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura stated that NC has been deceiving people of the state since inception and that the party hoodwinked innocent masses of Kashmir in the name Rai Shumari for the 22 long years and later humbly accepted the post of chief minister after the accord of 1975. “In 1977 when the party swept the polls and secured two third majority in the house, it developed a very stoic silence over the separate PM in Jammu and Kashmir. Even after wining polls in 1983, 1987 and 1996 the party didnt even mutter a singe word on Sadr-e-Riyasat and separate PM. Now when it senses troubles and feels that it is losing the ground, the party is inventing a very new deception,” said Hanjura.
He added that it was the PDP that ushered an era of dialogue and reconciliation in Jammu and Kashmir and begun pitching for the resolution of Kashmir issue by talking to all stakeholders including Hurriyat and Pakistan. “Till then Omar and Farooq Abdullah used to advocate bombing Pakistan. It is the same party that made catch and kill a new norm and patronised official terror,” Hanjura said.
Meanwhile, according to the party spokesman, a prominent social activist from Lasjan Mohammad Abdullah Bhat joined the PDP with PDP General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and MLC Mohammad Khurshid Alam welcoming him into the party fold.
Both the leaders termed Bhat’s entry in the party very positive step and stated that the party will get widely benefited due to his joining.