NC Hits At Beigh, Vakil

Srinagar – National Conference Saturday hit back at senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and former deputy chief minister, Muzaffar Husain Baig, calling his statement as “too juvenile” and terming “their ranting as mere nuisance.”

“Since the chief minister, Omar Abdullah, exposed them in front of a mammoth gathering in their stronghold, Pulwama, they now not only look frustrated but disoriented as well,” said NC spokesman, Tanvir Sadiq, in a statement.

He said Baig talked of personal welfare but forgot that “betrayal and personal welfare” had been his and his party’s trait. “For his personal benefit, he first betrayed late Abdul Gani Lone, who gave him a launching pad in politics, then literally begged NC to accept him in but was never permitted. Tried to go to Congress and was humiliatingly shown the door,” Tanveer said.

“Baig even betrayed his own PDP when he washed its dirty linen in public at a press conference calling them conspirators,” he added.

He alleged that after becoming home minister, PDP leader, Mufti Sayeed had started a killing machine in Kashmir, invoked AFSPA, conspired with Jagmohan, weakened J&K’s special status.

Meanwhile, reacting to statement of former minister and AICC member, Abdul Gani Vakil, against holding cabinet meetings in far flung areas, the spokesman termed it as “outrageous.”

“Only those who have disconnected themselves from masses and are against people’s interest can issue such “contumelious statements,” Tanveer said.

“Some people under the colonial mindset cannot fathom that Omar Abdullah led NC-Congress coalition is empowering people by taking the civil secretariat to the doorsteps of people so that public requirements are addressed effectively at the grassroots,” said Tanveer. Observer News Service

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