The National Conference released its election manifesto at the party headquarters on Wednesday, a day after the first phase of Assembly polls in the state. Excerpts:
Omar was cautious in his reaction to the historic turnout in the first phase of elections in the state.
Omar campaigned extensively in the constituency and reminded people of the projects given to Ganderbal during his tenure.
She has a tough contest with sitting National Conference MLA Nassir Aslam Wani deciding to recontest.
Omar said that BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its feet in two boats in J&K.
Rules do not permit Jashodaben to travel in the SPG car even though she enjoys going on pilgrimages.
“I will be very surprised to see if people vote for BJP in Valley. They will get a handful of votes,” Said Omar.
The J&K Chief Minister challenged the BJP president to prove his allegations.
Omar said he was surprised at statements being made by Congress and PDP about need to resolve Kashmir issue and Article 370.
On possible alliance with BJP, Omar said he was contesting the assembly elections to win a mandate on his own.
Constable Keshto Gosh, who joined BSF in 2012, was detained after he fired a few rounds early morning causing panic in the area.
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Omar Abdullah has accused the BJP of trying to manipulate the system by registering migrants as new voters.
Just before Omar Adbullah flew off on a tour of Leh and Ladakh, The Indian Express spent an hour with him.
Omar also criticised the Congress, coalition partner in the present government, for trying to discredit the NC.