PDP received huge sums of money in Lok Sabha elections to tilt elections in its favour: Omar Abdullah

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who is also Working President, National Conference Thursday alleged that PDP is out to attempt tilting the Assembly Elections in its favour by applying corrupt means, a party statement said. He said PDP has clandestine plan to utilize ill-gotten money to buy the support of people as has been done by this party in the recently concluded Parliament Elections.

“PDP received huge sums from its mentors to buy support of people in the Lok Sabha Elections and the party is planning to apply same tactics in the Assembly Elections”, he said and maintained that admitting corruption stigmatized persons and elements with highest charges of malpractices and misappropriation in the party fold and giving them mandates is clear indication of PDP’s plan to utilize the ill-gotten money to tilt elections in its favour.

Addressing party workers’ convention in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the Working President, National Conference asked the NC workers to make people aware of the unfair and corrupt means PDP wants to apply for grabbing power in the State. “PDP has always nurtured corruption, misappropriation and falsehood to mislead the common man and is out to utilize same tactics in the Assembly Elections,” he said.

Omar Abdullah asked the people to reject the nefarious designs of PDP to corrupt the elections and torpedo the society’s values and principles. He asked the people to stand for truthfulness, honesty and sincerity represented by National Conference all along, the statement said.

The statement further quoted Omar Abdullah asking NC workers to girdle the loins and launch door to door campaign to counter the false propaganda of their opponents (PDP) aimed at defaming the Government and National Conference by circulating falsehood and misgivings. “People should be made fully aware of this tactics of PDP so that they do not get trapped in the net opponents have cast for them,” he said.

Omar said emotional blackmailing and exploitation of sentiments has also been the handy work of PDP. “This party utilizes these tools along with mudslinging and character assassination to attempt at misleading people for their vested interests of grabbing the power.”

The Working President, National Conference asked the people to recollect the opposition by PDP to all people friendly initiatives taken by the Government during last over five years including holding of Panchayat Elections, creating of new administrative units, employment generation programmes, Rehabilitation Policy for the youth who had crossed LoC, employees benefit measures, spending of money for public welfare, etc. “ This reveals the anti-people approach of PDP and its frustration”, he said.

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