Won’t stop opposing Narendra Modi even if it means going to Pakistan: Omar Abdullah
NEW DELHI : Reacting strongly to senior BJP leader Giriraj Singh’s remark that critics and opponents of Narendra Modi are “pro-Pakistan”, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said he will not stop opposing the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate.
Addressing an election rally in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency, Omar said: “Today we are getting threat after threat. Thanks to Allah, We have Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service. So, I would not need to go to Delhi or Amritsar to cross Wagah border (into Pakistan)…I will get a (bus) ticket from here to Muzaffarabad and cross into Pakistan because I will not stop opposing Modi.”
The rally was also addressed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Pradesh Congress Committee president Saif-ud-Din Soz.The Election Commission has ordered the Patna district administration to lodge an FIR against Giriraj Singh.A case for making an inflammatory speech was registered on Sunday against Griraj Singh in Jharkhand where he repeated his remarks at an election meeting.
After calling those against Modi “pro-Pakistan” elements, Singh had said: “Those opposing Narendra Modi are looking at Pakistan, and such people will have place in Pakistan and not in India.”