Says, Geelani tallest Kashmiri leader
SRINAGAR: Describing Syed Ali Geelani as the tallest leader in political hemisphere of Jammu and Kashmir, former Deputy Chief Minister and senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party Muzafar Hussain Beigh Tuesday said that all the Commissions and Committees constituted to probe the killings and other matters related to corruption are fixed and these commissions have lost credibility in Kashmir.
Geelani is not a dream merchant but a tallest political figure whom people love more than Omar Abdullah and others. No doubt, we have political differences with Syed Ali Geelani but we admit this fact that he commands more respect among people than our Chief Minister, Beigh told Srinagar based news gathering agency CNS in an interview. He said that the PDP respects the sentiments of people.
Replying to a question, Muzafar Beigh said that Dr Farooq Abdullah always feels comfortable with BJP led NDA. Omar Abdullah has personal friendship with Congress party and on this basis Omar could not hug NDA. Omar will certainly feel humiliated if he joins NDA but one thing is sure that his father Dr Farooq Abdullah has no problem with NDA, he said.
Criticizing National Conference for taking credit for unearthing BOPEE CET paper leak and selling scam, Beigh said that Crime Branch acted under the orders and directions of honourable High Court. Government has no role in unearthing this scam. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to fool people by claiming that his government exposed the guilty involved in BOPEE scam, he alleged.
Beigh said that this government, especially National Conference has become habitual of taking credit of everything which is not its brain child. Omar dismantled the plaque erected during PDP rule on Mughal Road and erected a plaque bearing his own name. Congress party leaders even erased my name that was inscribed in some of the plaques outside many buildings and bridges in Baramulla. By such acts, this government cannot fool people. Its not name but performance that matters, he said.
He said all the corruption scandals unearthed in India were possible because CBI or the Supreme Court intervened. Committees and Commissions are established to buy time. All the Commissions and Committees constituted by this government to probe killings and other matters are fixed and nothing positive comes out from such commissions. Why Omar Abdullah constituted a one man commission to probe Haji Syed Yousufs custodial death case. Had Omar been sincere he would have handed over the case to CBI or the Supreme Court, Beigh said, adding that in Gujarat some of the close aides of Narendra Modi were nailed down and apprehended on the directions of Supreme Court.
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