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NC chief Farooq Abdullah says ‘let J&K go to hell’ after SC’s verdict on Article 370, BJP hits back

Nationwide Convention chief Farooq Abdullah. ANI

Nationwide Convention chief Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday kicked up a row after he angrily mentioned “let Jammu and Kashmir go to hell” when he was quizzed in regards to the Supreme Courtroom’s verdict on the abrogation of Article 370.

Abdullah retort to the reporter’s query on the highest courtroom’s verdict appeared to be borne out of frustration.

“Let Jammu and Kashmir go to hell…,” he mentioned, including, “They betrayed people. They want to win people’s hearts. How’d you win that if you’d do such things to push people farther away?”

Reacting to the event, the BJP mentioned that Abdullah’s assertion has uncovered the true face of the Opposition.

Popping out in defence of Jawahar Lal Nehru after the BJP blamed the nation’s first prime minister for many years of violence and instability in Jammu and Kashmir and the particular constitutional privileges for the erstwhile state underneath Article 370, the NC stalwart claimed that the previous was within the US when the particular provision was introduced.

He claimed that the then Union Dwelling Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and saffron ideologue and Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee had been concerned within the technique of in accordance particular constitutional privileges to the erstwhile state.

“I don’t know why they (BJP) have so much venom against (Pandit Jawaharlal) Nehru. Nehru is not the one responsible (for providing special status to J-K under Article 370). When this article (370) was brought, Sardar Patel was here (in Parliament) and Pandit Nehru was in America. When the cabinet meeting (on the imposition of the special constitutional provision) took place, Syama Prasad Mukherjee was also party to it. It was at this meeting that the decision was taken,” Abdullah mentioned.

Abdullah mentioned he was hopeful that the Supreme Courtroom would direct the Centre to conduct quick elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

The apex courtroom, whereas upholding the revocation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir in a landmark ruling on Monday, set a deadline of September subsequent 12 months for the Centre to revive statehood to Jammu and Kashmir and maintain elections there.

“We want immediate elections to take place in Kashmir but the Supreme Court gave them time till September. Where’s the justice?” he mentioned.

With inputs from companies



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