Calling it a divisive policy to divide the Kashmir vote bank, Omar Abdullah while addressing a party a public rally in South Kashmir said that new parties only pop up in Kashmir, not in Ladakh or Jammu.
“The electoral fight in Jammu is always directly between Congress and BJP, however in Kashmir, new parties surface in every election and are presented as a hope to the People of Kashmir valley,” Omar Abdullah said.
Recalling the famous quote of Sheikh Abdullah he said, After Sheikh Abdullah died, there have been only regional leaders electoral politics, “After i am dead, a new leader will be born on every Kashmir,” he quoted Sheikh Abdullah having said.
The former chief Minister of Jammu Kashmir also formally announced the entry of Ex Judge- Peerzada Tauqeer into National Conference. The Kashmiriyat almost three months ago had broke into the story of his tie ups with the party.
Hitting out at the PDP, he said, the party has deceived the people of Kashmir in general and South Kashmir in particular. “There is no guarantee that she would not join hands with BJP again for power,” he said.
Omar Abdullah also criticized the Central Government for not conducting Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir despite the formal request of all mainstream groups in Jammu Kashmir, other than BJP.
He said the NC leadership is confident of doing great in the upcoming assembly and parliamentary polls.