In line with media studies, Malik, at present the Governor of Goa, mentioned two regional events had refused to take part within the polls (in Jammu and Kashmir) underneath Pakistan’s stress.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned that we are going to conduct panchayat elections (in J&Ok). I broke the protocol and went to Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti’s residences. They refused to take part underneath Pakistan’s stress. Terrorists additionally threatened but the election was held efficiently,” Malik mentioned on Saturday. Reacting to the remarks, Omar mentioned the previous J&Ok governor by no means tires of mendacity.
“Solely naam ka satya not kaam ka. He by no means tires of mendacity. Lied to folks of J&Ok earlier than fifth August & mendacity now. Hiding behind partitions of Raj Bhavan protected against defamation fits so feels emboldened to shoot his mouth off. Let him say all this when he’s not governor & see (sic),” he wrote on Twitter.
Solely naam ka satya not kaam ka. He by no means tires of mendacity. Lied to folks of J&Ok earlier than fifth August & mendacity now. Hidin… https://t.co/Ca67uGLqsP
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) 1590223034000
“Ordinarily I would not have replied to his nonsensical drivel however then some folks begin believing he is telling the reality, I learnt that the laborious manner together with his garbage, so now I do not take any of his lies mendacity down,” he mentioned in one other tweet. In September 2018, the PDP and Nationwide Convention boycotted city native physique and panchayat polls, saying the central authorities was not committing to safeguarding the particular constitutional provisions for Jammu and Kashmir.
Ordinarily I wouldn’t have replied to his nonsensical drivel however then some folks begin believing he’s telling the… https://t.co/vUdR3gwlnt
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) 1590223210000
Each the events had introduced to not contest the polls till the Centre and the governor administration clarified the place on Article 35-A which conferred particular rights and privileges to Jammu and Kashmir.
On August 5, 2019, the Centre eliminated each Article 370 and Article 35A of the structure and bifurcated the erstwhile state into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.