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Haseeb Drabu dropped by Mehbooba Mufti

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

today dropped minister from the council of ministers over his remarks at a function in that was not a political issue, PDP sources said here.

The sources said the wrote a letter to N N Vohra, advising him to drop from the council of ministers.

The development comes after Drabu, speaking at an event in on Friday, had said: "It (JK) is not a political issue as far as I can see. They have been barking up the wrong tree for the last 50 or 70 years by talking about the of it, that the political situation has never improved.

"We seriously need to look at in terms of how it is a society that is in search for itself," he said at the event organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 17:15 IST