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Afraid to exit of J&Okay… first goal Muslims: Omar Abdullah


Former Chief Minister and Nationwide Convention vice-president Omar Abdullah Saturday stated he feels sacred going out of Jammu and Kashmir as an environment has been constructed within the nation the place “the primary goal are Muslims”.

Addressing get together employees in border city Poonch, Omar stated: “Ek bahut hello khatarnak khel khela ja raha hai (a really harmful recreation is being performed).” Claiming “all the pieces is below assault”, he added: “Humari masjidon pe azaan hoti hai, uss pe taqleef… Hum halaal meat khaate hein, uss pe taqleef… Humari kuchch betiyan, behnen hijab pehan ke school jana chahti hein, uss pe taqleef… Har cheez pe… (There’s azaan from our mosques, they’ve an issue; we eat halal meat, they’ve an issue; a few of our daughters, sisters wish to put on hijab to varsity, they’ve an issue… An issue with all the pieces).”

That is the second outburst by Omar over communal polarisation within the nation. On April 27, the NC chief stated this was not the India that Jammu and Kashmir had acceded to. Whereas referring to the hijab and mosque loudspeakers controversy, he had stated: “We weren’t instructed that one faith can be given significance and others can be suppressed. If that had been instructed to us, maybe our determination would have been one thing else.”

The truth that Omar selected Poonch, a Muslim-majority district in Jammu, for Saturday’s remarks is critical.

Occurring to speak about controversial demolition drives throughout the nation, he requested whether or not folks from just one neighborhood have been behind unlawful constructions. “Who has not raised such constructions? However when the bulldozer strikes, it strikes solely on one facet.”

The NC chief stated that the Hindustan through which each faith was to be seen equally and with out discrimination, “uss Hindustan ko tehas nehas kiya ja raha hai (that Hindustan is being destroyed)”.

Omar cautioned folks in opposition to makes an attempt to divide them on non secular strains. “If issues are unhealthy in J&Okay, they’re unhealthy for everyone. There isn’t any specific part that’s progressing or whose life is straightforward, however all people is sad,” he stated, urging everybody to unite to deal with this drawback.

He additionally accused the federal government of being “in a rush to erase our historical past”, vowing to proceed to struggle for restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir. “We used to see J&Okay State Street Transport Company written on SRTC buses, however once I was coming right here at this time, I noticed ‘RTC’ vans. That they had painted over the phrase ‘state’, thus altering the title of the corporate… like we have been by no means a state or won’t ever change into a state.”

On the decision by former NC MLA Aijaz Jan asking folks to return to the streets, Omar stated he didn’t help this. “I cannot make the folks of Poonch come on the roads… I cannot give anyone an excuse to arrest somebody right here, hearth teargas or bullets… We’ll struggle for our rights, however with peaceable means… We is not going to take legislation in our fingers and we is not going to spoil the ambiance right here… We is not going to divide folks right here… We’ll knock on whichever door is required.”

The NC chief referred to the latest determination by the Supreme Courtroom to take up circumstances referring to the abrogation of Article 370 after the courtroom summer season trip. “In Allah’s courtroom, there could also be delay, however we are going to wait and I hope we are going to get justice,” he stated.



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