No party raised voice when J&K was downgraded to UT: Azad
Srinagar, Jun 14 (KNO): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Chairman Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP), Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that the political parties are silent over the delay in assembly polls in the Union Territory.
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer—(KNO), Azad said that National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah is correct in saying that when other political parties have issues they talk about unity, but that none is raising voice when elections are not being held in J&K.
“Likewise Omar Abdullah, I have the same regrets with other political parties because when they have any issues they talk of unity but none has spoken a word in parliament when our state was downgraded to UT,” he said.
Azad said that they are going through turbulent times as the elections are not being held from the last six years, saying that several opposition parties supported and voted BJP in both the houses of the parliament—(KNO)