The latest political news hits that the National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal has now created a new controversy with his latest statement in which he said that the Indian government was dragging its feet on talks with Pakistan, drawing criticism from Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who distanced himself from the remarks.
Mustafa Kamal, who recently returned from Hajj, said this while he was addressing the National Conference workers at Kishtawar on Sunday claimed that the government was reluctant to sign a ‘no-war treaty’ with Pakistan.
Brother of Union Minister Farooq Abdullah and uncle of Omar Abdullah, Mustafa Kamal also talked about the ruling party Congress and main opposition, PDP, he said, “coalition is compulsion for us and we have plunged into power two keep away both of our enemies from each other, otherwise both had numbers to finish us.”
Clearing his view on the statement given by Kamal the state Chief Minister write on his twitter account, saying, “Funny thing is I don’t need anyone to make things difficult for me when I have relatives to do it for me.”
He wrote, “They say never work with animals and children. I think it’s safe to add relatives to that list as well.”
On the other hand, the opposition party Congress reacted on Kamal’s statement and Congress spokesman Sandeep Dikshit said, “Such a remark by any Indian is extremely unfortunate. We condemn this. Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. We disassociate ourselves from it.”
Further, the National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal said that the ‘black laws’ operated by the central government are targeting Kashmiris and the biggest hurdle for return of peace in the state was Army.
National Conference president and Union minister Farooq Abdullah termed Kamal’s remarks as “irresponsible”.
Farooq Abdullah said, “His (Kamal’s) statement is irresponsible. Delhi has never been the enemy of Kashmiris.”