Srinagar, July 28
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that PDP MLA Muzaffar Hussain Beigh had levelled unsubstantiated allegations against his character and said politics should be clean and based on high standards.
“Those who lead must not only be clean but also look to be clean. At the end of the day one has is one’s personal credibility and self-respect. Both of these Mr. Beigh tried to snatch from me through the charges he levelled”, Omar wrote in his resignation letter to the Governor.
He has requested the Governor to probe the allegations in a timebound manner and if the Governor is satisfied that there is any basis in these allegations accept the resignation of Chief Minister immediately.
“I want to keep my conscience clean and don’t want to carry this stigma on my mind because I have always believed that politics should be clean and based on high standards of morality. I will always continue to strive for rich traditions which I have inherited from my grandfather Sher-i-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah and my father, Dr. Farooq Abdullah”.
NC, Cong MLAs repose faith in Omar ,In a joint meeting of the NC and Congress MLAs held under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, the legislators expressed their full confidence and trust in the leadership of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. The coalition partners condemned the baseless and malicious allegations levelled against the Chief Minister by PDP MLA Muzaffar Hussain Beigh