“Do not Expect You To … “: Omar Abdullah On Minister’s Post 370 Remark
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah struck out at Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (File)
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah took a swipe at Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today over discuss the remediation of Short article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, advising him that India’s judiciary was independent and asking him not to second-guess Supreme Court judges.
” Dear Ravi Shankar Prasad ji, we do not anticipate you to bring back anything however unless you are suggesting the Supreme Court has actually surrendered its independence and takes dictation from you please do not presume to know what the honourable judges will choose,” Mr Abdullah composed on Twitter.
On Saturday Mr Prasad responded to PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s call for a restored push against the central government on Article 370 and other problems associating with Jammu and Kashmir.
The minister asserted that not just would unique status not be brought back to the area, as Ms Mufti demanded, however likewise that her comments about the nationwide flag were ” downright denunciation”.
Mr Prasad likewise stated that special status to J&K – which was gotten rid of in August last year and followed by the prolonged detention of political leaders in the area, as well as a massive security blanket to prevent reaction and demonstrations – was revoked after a correct constitutional procedure.
Dear Ravi Shankar Prasad ji, we do not anticipate you to bring back anything however unless you are recommending the Supreme Court has surrendered its self-reliance & takes dictation from you please don’t presume to understand what the Hon judges will choose. https://t.co/s8rD3Us6JU
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 25, 2020
A day previously Ms Mufti – in her first interview considering that being released from 14 months of detention – said she would not raise the national flag till Jammu and Kashmir’s flag, constitution and status (as under Post 370) were brought back.
In a scathing attack on the centre – she called them “burglars” who had actually taken constitutionally-guaranteed rights. Ms Mufti also stated her party would not “desert the constitutional fight” to reclaim special status that had actually been withdrawn by the centre.
Hours later on BJP and Congress leaders in J&K both reacted highly to her remarks.
J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina required the previous Chief Minister be booked for a “seditious act and put her behind bars”. The Congress’s spokesperson, Ravinder Sharma, stated such declarations were “excruciating and undesirable”.
The Supreme Court is presently hearing several petitions submitted by numerous mainstream political parties from J&K, consisting of the National Conference, against the central government’s decision to withdraw unique status for the former state.
Together with the cancellation of special status the central federal government likewise divided J&K into 2 union territories.
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