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Former Chief Minister of Jammu and kashmir, Omar Abdullah today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pak PM Nawaz Sahrif to create an atmosphere for dialogue in the valley. (Image: ANI/Twitter)

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and kashmir, Omar Abdullah today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pak PM Nawaz Sahrif to create an atmosphere for dialogue in the valley.

“It is responsibility of both PM Modi & PM Nawaz Sharif to create atmospherics for dialogue. I hope India & Pak take requisite steps to improve the environment so that the dialogue is possible,” he said wheile addressing a press conference today.

“When you say Kashmir is integral part of India, you are talking of land not people. Make people yours too,” he said while attacking PM Modi over paying more attention to ‘small issues in Gujarat’.

“When you say Kashmir is integral part of India, you are talking of land not people. Make people yours too. A small problem with Gujarat, PM spoke to the ppl in Gujarati,why is our problem not important enough?,” he added.

Slamming Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti for ‘playing worst form of politics,’ he said that, “For Mehbooba Mufti, everyone is responsible for what’s happening in the state except herself. Mehbooba Mufti has played worst form of politics, has held everybody responsible from Nehru to Modi.”

“Unlike PDP which actively lobbied for dismissal of my Govt, I neither sought dismissal of Mehbooba Ji’s Govt nor her resignation. This is not a battle for chairs. This is about safeguarding a future generation of J&K,” he added.

Talking about Balochistan, the leader said that, “If PM wishes to talk about Balochistan he can, but he should also discuss about part of J&K which is burning.”

Urging the Centre to take immediate steps to rectify the Kashmir situation, Abdullah said that, “We want Centre to take emergent steps to check excessive use of force. There’s a need for a judicial inquiry to probe into this.”