SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has asked Indians to think twice before voting BJP’s Narendar Modi to power.
In his latest tweets Omar Abdullah while castigating the BJP said that the party lacks democratic approach and it is single handedly run by Modi.
On social net working site Omar tweeted: “For all the chatter that RG (Rahul Gandhi) can’t work with the old guard of the congress it’s actually NaMo (Modi) who has culled the senior leadership of the BJP”.
Party veteran Jaswant Singh, who has been denied a ticket from his bastion Barmer, is sticking to his guns and will contest as an Independent. Yet another Advani acolyte, Harin Pathak, is also angry at being denied renomination from Ahmedabad (East), a Lok Sabha seat he has represented seven times.
Omar taunted: “So gentlemen like Jaswant Singh will be shown the door & goons like Muthalik will receive the red carpet. Be afraid India, be very afraid.”
BJP was in a spot of bother over the “Muthalik in, Muthalik out” fiasco yesterday after it was forced to drop Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik within hours of inducting him in the party. Muthalik is infamous for attacking a Mangalore pub in 2009 and beating up young men and women after accusing them of behaving in an “obscene manner”.
Omar suggested that BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was behind all decisions being taken in the party.
He tweeted: “Earlier there was the Advani Vajpayee duo; possibly even with Joshi the trio but now it’s just the NaMo monopoly.”
Party veteran Sushma Swaraj is also unhappy with the state of affairs in the BJP, sources say, but she has been effectively silenced or told to fall in line.
Sources also say candidate from Amritsar Arun Jaitley, who displaced Navjot Singh Sidhu from that constituency, is another powerful voice in decision-making.
Omar’s final words were: “I dare say there is more democracy in so called “family run” parties like JKNC then there is in “parties with a difference” just saying”
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