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Omar welcomes Rajnath's assurances on Article 35A

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Welcoming Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's assurance on Article 35A which gives a special status to Jammu and Kashmir's residents, former state Chief Minister on Monday asked the to file a counter affidavit in the Supreme favouring the constitutional provision.

As said that the central would do nothing on the issue of article 35A that would go against t he aspirations of the people of Kashmir, Abdullah tweeted: "This is a very important statement from the Union Home Minister. His assurance will go a long way towards silencing the noises against 35-A."

In another tweet, he said: "The Union must now file a counter affidavit in the Supreme to defend 35-A. That is the way to carry this assurance forward".



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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 17:12 IST