Omar, Mehbooba congratulate Malik for ‘not looking to Delhi’ on govt formation in J-K

Srinagar Last Updated at November 27, 2018

NC vice-and Tuesday congratulated J-K for not “looking to Delhi” on government formation in the state and stopping the installation of a BJP government.

“My compliments to Malik for not looking to & for not taking their instructions thereby stopping the installation of a government of the BJP & it’s proxies formed by horse trading, defections & use of money,” Omar wrote on his handle.

The expressed amusement over the remarks made by Malik in the other day.

“I really don’t know what to make of revelations in  We know the BJP & it’s proxies were desperate to form a government through horse trading & use of money but we’ve also never known a politically appointed governor going against the wishes of the Centre,” Omar tweeted.

Addressing a function in on Saturday, the governor reportedly said he dissolved the state Assembly as he did not want to go down in history as a “dishonest man”.

During a pre-convocation academic conclave of in Gwalior, Malik said,”ki taraf dekhta toh muje banana padhti aur mein ithihas mein ek bayiman aadmi ke tor pe jata…(Had I looked to Delhi, I would have had to install a government led by Lone, and history would have remembered me as a dishonest man).”

“Therefore, I ended up the matter. Whosoever wants to scold, can do so now but I am convinced that whatever I did, was right,” he said in his address after noted had pointed out in his speech about faulty 

In a tweet Tuesday, said it was good to see that the governor refused to “take dictation from Delhi”.

“Leaving aside the fiasco, good to see that governor refused to take dictation from Delhi, rather opted for dissolution of assembly. This could be unprecedented, given the story of democracy in the state,” she said. ( PTI )