Welcome Guest! You are here: Home » Politics

Flutter in Jammu Kashmir political circle after ED summons Farooq

ED officials summoned Dr. Abdullah to their office in uptown Rajbagh locality of Srinagar city for questioning

Monday October 19, 2020 11:32 PM, IANS

ED Summon to Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar: The summoning of National Conference (NC) president, Dr. Farooq Abdullah for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate(ED) on Monday has created quite a flutter in the political circles of Jammu and Kashmir.

"Political Vendetta"

Reacting to the ED summons to his father, Omar Abdullah, former chief minister, took to Twitter, "The party will be responding to this ED summon shortly. This is nothing less than political vendetta coming days after the formation of the People's alliance for Gupkar Declaration.

"To set the record straight, no raids are being conducted at Dr Sahib's residence", he added.

In her reaction to the development, former chief minister and chief of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti said, "ED's sudden summons to Farooq Sahab displays the extent of GOI's nervousness about mainstream parties in J&K fighting as one unit."

Also Read

"Also reeks of political vendetta & won't in the least blunt our collective resolve to fight for our rights ".

Sajad Lone, whose People's Conference (PC) is also part of the six-party Gupkar alliance that seeks restoration of J&K's special status, said in his reaction, "What a sorry state of affairs. Dr Farooq Sahib summoned by ED. Reeks of vendetta. Contrary to what they want to coercively achieve this will certainly have the opposite impact".

ED officials on Monday summoned Dr. Abdullah to their office in uptown Rajbagh locality of Srinagar city for questioning in the Rs 113 crore scam allegedly carried out when Dr. Abdullah was the chairman of the J&K cricket Association.

'Fight for Article 370 restoration will continue'

Former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said the fight for the restoration of Article 370 will continue after he was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for seven hours in Srinagar on Monday.

"They have their job to do, I have mine, there is nothing to be worried about, I am not worried, we have to move ahead," he told waiting journalists outside the ED office. "We have a long political battle, that battle will continue whether Farooq Abdullah is alive or Farooq Abdullah is dead.

"Our resolve will never change even if I have to be hanged," he asserted.


For all the latest News, Opinions and Views, download ummid.com App.

Select Language To Read in Urdu, Hindi, Marathi or Arabic.

Share this page

 Post Comments
Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Top Stories