Two Families Did Not Loot: Omar

SRINAGAR: Rejecting the allegations by Prime Minister Modi that two political families have “looted” Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asked him to tell what his government has found to prove this in its six months in office.

“You have been in the government for the last six months at the Centre. Please tell us where (we have robbed the state),” Omar said in response to Modi’s statement at the election rally in Kishtwar Omar also said the allegations by Modi is not a new thing that is being hurled at state political parties.

“This (such allegations) is not a new thing.... Perhaps he is getting afraid. If we had really looted the state, would people have supported us like this.... It is a proof of the fact that we have won the hearts of the people,” he added.

The Chief Minister challegend the BJP president to prove his allegations.

PDP on its part said that after the six decade rule of the Congress and National Conference, people of the state heaved the sigh of relief during PDP’s brief tenure of three years.

“It is unfortunate that the Prime Minister of country sends out a message that is not based on facts,” said PDP chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar.

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