At a time when TV Channels and news websites were busy in doing the stories about the resignation of Omar Abdullah, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister was enjoying making coffee and tweeting at his Srinagar residence.
“Damn I’m a real #tubelight today. I only just got the #chaiwalla #coffeewala jokes. And now come the wise cracks -“only today???” :-)) said Omar’s tweet when news stories about his flying to New Delhi on the advice of his father were going viral.
Omar Abdullah, who came to summer capital Srinagar Tuesday evening and then decided to spend the night here, did not flew neither to Jammu nor New Delhi on Wednesday.
“My poor sister is going to wake up & wonder what hit her when she sees her TL.” Omar’s another Tweet said.
There were stories running that Omar has been called to New Delhi by none other than his father, Farooq Abdullah after the later sorted out the issue of administrative units with Congress High Command, but Omar was enjoying Coffee making from a new machine at his Srinagar residence.
Omar’s another Tweet said that AeroPress coffee maker is the Cheapest way to make the most amazingly smooth coffee. “Thanks to my sister I got my hands on an #Aerobie #AeroPress coffee maker. Cheapest way to make the most amazingly smooth coffee.” The Tweet said
Sources said that earlier Farooq Abdullah played a crucial role in bridging the gap between the Congress and the NC with his proximity to 10 Janpath spoke to Omar Abdullah late Tuesday evening informing him that the crisis had been resolved.
Sources said that National Conference (NC)-Congress alliance headed by Omar Abdullah Wednesday resolved the deadlock over the creation of new administrative units in the state after NC patron and union minister Farooq Abdullah invoked the intervention of 10 Janpath.
They added that Omar Abdullah and his father finally managed the intervention of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi to shoot down the dissent within the state Congress unit over the creation of the new administrative units.
The state government had set up a commission which had recommended 900 new administrative units and the NC wanted to go ahead with this.
Omar Abdullah had walked out of the cabinet sub-committee meeting here on January 24 after its Congress members told him the report on their recommendations was still not ready.