Omar Abdullah slams Centre for raising issue of Balochistan

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday lashed out at the Centre for raising the issue of Balochistan at a time when Kashmir has been hit by violence.

PTI August 16, 2016 12:28:58 IST
Omar Abdullah slams Centre for raising issue of Balochistan

Srinagar: Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday lashed out at the Centre for raising the issue of Balochistan at a time when Kashmir has been hit by violence.

Omar Abdullah slams Centre for raising issue of Balochistan

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah. PTI

"6 protestors dead in Kashmir in 24 hours but WTH let's go sort out Balochistan since we are doing such a good job in J&K at the moment!" Omar wrote on twitter.

Following the all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 12 August, the Centre decided to raise the issue of human rights violations in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

The prime minister also referred to Balochistan in his Independence Day speech on Monday.

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