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BJP-PDP is here to loot state: Farooq Abdullah

ANI  |  Nowhatta (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

With the (BJP) skipping the 86th Kashmir Martyrs Day, Conference leader Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that the BJP-People's Democratic Party (PDP) alliance is only there to stay in power and loot the state and have got nothing to do with the people of the Valley.

"It is obvious. They have nothing to do with this. They are only here to stay in power and loot the public of Jammu and Kashmir," Abdullah told media here.

He added that July 13, 1931 was a watershed moment in the history of Kashmir and marked the beginning of a struggle against tyranny, oppression and despotism.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister along with Abdullah today paid tribute and observed the Kashmir Martyrs Day or the 86th Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Kashmir, which celebrates the sacrifice of 22 valiant people on July 13, 1931.

Coalition partners in state government, the skipped the event while the separatist leaders were not allowed to carry any rally or programme on the eve of the Martyrs Day.

To avoid any possible clash on this day, the has put strict restrictions across Srinagar.

Mobile and internet services have also been blocked across the Valley.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 11:50 IST
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