Times of Kashmir

| 23 Apr 2019
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Will quash all cases against stone pelters, it voted to Power: Omar Abdullah

SRINAGAR, APR 13 (PTK):Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) vice president Omar Abdullah today said National Conference will quash all the cases against the stone pelters if the party is voted to power.

Addressing an election rally at Khanabal Anantnag Omar Abdullah said “We will withdraw all cases against the stone pelters if we form the next government”.

Omar Abdullah added that NC had won the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, Omar said that the party will win the Anantnag seat as well if people come out to vote.

Earlier, Omar Abdullah had said that the post of Sadar-e-Riyasat (President) and Wazir-e-Azam (Prime Minister) will be brought back to Jammu and Kashmir.

During a rally in Bandipora Omar had said, “other states joined the Union of India without any conditions. However Jammu and Kashmir acceded with certain conditions. Those included our own identity, own constitution. At that time we had our own ‘Sadar-e-Riyasat’ and ‘Wazir-e-Azam’. Inshallah, we will bring that back too.

Omar Abdullah had also said that if his party comes to power, within days the Public Safety Act will go.

Addressing a rally in Bandipora, Omar had said, “in our tenure from 2009-14, we attempted to bring some relaxation in PSA Act. We had removed the toughest parts from it but still today it is being highly misused.” (PTK)

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