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Pak is living in 'fool's paradise', says Farooq Abdullah

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

is living in a fool's paradise in thinking that it could ever capture Kashmir, Former Chief Minister said here today.

The emphatically said "was, is, and will remain an integral part of India".

"is living in a fool's paradise in thinking that it could ever capture ..should better think of itself and its future rather than keeping an eye on Kashmir," Abdullah told reporters at in Mullanpur, about 25 kms from here.

In reply to a question, Abdullah said that peaceful co-existence was the only solution and war would lead to total destruction of all.

"War would only spell disaster, the type of which can be seen in Syria, Iraq, and some other nations," he said.

Abdullah had yesterday warned that would not keep from waging war on Pakistan if it did not stop sending terrorists.

His remark came after Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists attacked an Army camp in Jammu, killing two junior commissioned officers and injuring 6 others, including a Major and a daughter of an Army personnel.

"If Pakistan continued to send militants, would not stop itself from waging war against it," he said yesterday.

Meanwhile, he also responded on a of the National Conference raising Pro-Pakistan slogans in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly.

"Fools could be found in every party. God knows what he had eaten up or consumed on that day. But we cannot shoot him now," he said when asked to react on party Mohammad Akbar Lone's pro-Pakistan sloganeering yesterday.

Notably, the has already distanced itself from Lone's sloganeering which had come at a time when the operation to flush out terrorists from the in Jammu was underway.

To a question, Abdullah expressed grave concern over the unabated rise in the prices of

Meanwhile, the called upon the union government to promote the game of golf through ministry of sports.

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

First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 19:40 IST
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