Will bring back posts of President and Prime Minister to Kashmir, says Omar

Srinagar: Vice President of the National Conference Omar Abdullah on Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India on certain terms which including its own constitution and it’s own flag. The former chief minister added that the post of Sadar-e-Riyasat (President) and Wazir-e-Azam (Prime Minister) will be brought back.

During a rally in Bandipora Omar said, “Other states joined the Union of India without any conditions. However Jammu and Kashmir acceded with certain conditions. Those included our own identity, own constitution. At that time we had our own ‘Sadar-e-Riyasat’ and ‘Wazir-e-Azam’. Inshallah, we will bring that back too.”

He also promised that the ‘highly misused’ Public Safety Act will go within days if National Conference comes to power.

“Even today so many youths, our elders are struggling in prisons. I had tried that this Act not be misused but my attempts didn’t materialise completely. Now this time we have decided not to relax the law but remove it completely from the books of law.”

“Take this in written from me, if National conference is given a mandate, within days Public Saftey Act will go forever,” Omar said.

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