Not Worth A protest?
- Omar Abdullah’s government faced a crisis over the custodial death of Syed Mohammed Yousuf
- The alleged fixer and National Conference insider had been picked up from the CM’s house
- Omar is said to have called him over allegations that he’d taken bribes for Farooq Abdullah
- But finding no favour with the separatists, the issue petered out
A Facebook entry by Omar Abdullah, the chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir, on September 28, the third day of the brief autumn session of the assembly, says: “Had an amazing time at the Grand Prix in Singapore. Am pleased to be back to the hurly-burly of the assembly in Srinagar. Today promises to be fun.” An accompanying photograph shows a smiling Omar in an F1 suit, sprawled on a racing car.