Chopper-borne ‘Bharatis’ Landed in Controversy




Glitzy marriage of Mufti Muhammad Sayeed’s junior minister has come under scanner in a cash-starved state after some high-profile bharatis in who’s who in the marriage party took state chopper rides to be present on the occasion.

The matter got highlighted after all ministers and senior bureaucrats of the State turned up for the marriage of Sunil Sharma, MoS Roads and Buildings and Revenue, preferred air than road to attend marriage.

Sunil Sharma

Among those who travelled in state chopper to reach Kishtwar residence of Sharma were deputy CM, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh, his wife Mamta Singh, besides MoS Education, Information and Culture, Priya Sethi. And then came Choudhary Lal Singh (Health Minister), Altaf Bukhari (R&B Minister) and Bali Bhagat (Social Welfare and Forest Minister).

In the cash-starved state of Jammu and Kashmir—ministers using state chopper with their families has set off concern in certain sections, questioning: Why is BJP silent on the issue now if till yesterday they used to hound former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Congress ministers for misusing State Chopper?

I agree to the Terms and Conditions of Kashmir Life


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here