Omar Calls All Minsters, MLA's To Srinagar

SRINAGAR:  On the directions of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, all the Ministers and MLA’s belonging to Kashmir Valley arrived in Srinagar on Monday. They have been directed to monitor the prevailing situation in their respective constituencies and be in touch with Police and district administration. Confirming this development, the spokesperson of ruling National Conference, Tanvir Sadiq told CNS that all the Legislative members and Ministers have been directed by the Chief Minister to monitor the situation in their respective constituencies and be in touch not only with people but with police and district administration officials as well.

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is already in Srinagar and has been constantly in touch with Police and District administration officials. “Omar has learnt a lot of lessons from the 2010 turmoil when government was out of touch with the people. This time he wants to be the part of the people and not to give any chance for anyone to disturb the peace,” an NC leader on condition of anonymity told CNS. This fact was confirmed by Tanvir Sadiq when he said that Chief Minister is himself present in Srinagar maintaining a strict vigil over the prevailing atmosphere in Kashmir. Sadiq however refused to comment about the party’s stand on Afzal Guru and said that Chief Minister being the working president of the party has already vindicated the stand of the party.

Sadiq said that all the Ministers and Legislative members have been directed to monitor the situation in their respective constituencies. “All the Ministers and MLA’s are present in their constituencies and they are in touch with officials.” Sadiq said. It is for the first time that during Darbar in Jammu all the representatives have been directed to be in Valley. When contacted one of the Ministers from ruling party refused to comment on the issue of Afzal Guru, however on the condition of anonymity he maintained that one the instructions of the Chief Minister, he is right now available for his people in his constituency.

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