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Farooq Abdullah, who was released last week, has chosen to remain silent on Article 370, indicating an acceptance of the new political realities in J&K.
Abdullah cited the detection of Kashmir’s first COVID-19 case and said high-speed internet was a necessity because authorities had locked down ‘large parts of the Valley’.
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija also described Farooq Abdullah’s visit to their house as a courtesy visit and said she appreciated the gesture.
Release of NC leader Farooq Abdullah marked the beginning of the second phase, in which Modi govt wants to engage with politicians beyond the ‘old guard’.
The National Conference chief pressed for the 'humanitarian demand' as he called attention to the plight of the detainees' families.
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The NC leader’s release comes at a time when new political formations are threatening existing political structures in J&K. The worries for PDP are far from over.
Former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar Abdullah, who has been in detention. Officials say the two were together for about an hour.
Farooq Abdullah is among the first regional leaders against whom the Jammu & Kashmir administration has revoked the PSA.
Rajiv and Farooq had virtually grown up together. Whenever the Nehru–Gandhi family was in Kashmir, the Abdullah family was always available to them.