Leaders like Abdullah responsible for crisis in J-K: Nirmal Singh

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minsiter Nirmal Singh on Saturday said laders like National Conference president Farooq Abdullah responsible for the prevailing crisis in the state. over his recent statement that the are 'sacrificing their lives for freedom of the valley and said that this kind of attitude of certain leaders has led to the crisis in J-K. Singh told ANI that Abdullah's remark of youth joining the ranks of militants for freedom needs to be condemned strongly. Jammu and Kashmir said that the Abdullah's remark is highly condemnable and his support to the terrorist and the separatist is very 'unfortunate'. Singh accused Abdullah of double standards and not speaking in one voice to resolve the crisis in Jammu and Kashmir. "This is an attempt of the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister to spiked the confused minds of kashmiri youths,"Singh said. Information and Broadcast Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that Abdullah keeps changing his 'tone and tune'. On Friday, Farooq Abdullah told workers of Nawa-e-Subh party," Today, when our boys are reading sacrifices, they are not aspiring to become MLAs, MPs or ministers. They are giving sacrifices to demand their right. This is our land and we are its rightful owners." His statement came days after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat warned stone pelters not to interfere with army operations in Kashmir. (ANI)