Jammu, Apr 11: Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Thursday slammed former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti over their statements in defence of Article 370. “This type of politics will no longer be entertained in the country,” Gambhir, who recently joined the BJP said while addressing election rallies in support of Union Minister Jitendra Singh at Ramnagar in Udhampur district and Nagri in Kathua district. He termed the statements of the former chief ministers as “unfortunate” and alleged that they have done nothing for the state despite being in power for the last over 30 years.
“From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, India is one and the dream of having separate Prime Minister for Jammu and Kashmir, will never be fulfilled. We will not allow it to happen,” he said. Dr Singh is seeking re-election from the Udhampur Lok Sabha seat, spread over six districts of Udhampur, Kathua, Reasi, Ramban, Kishtwar and Doda districts.
"Their children are studying outside the state and have bought properties but, this type of politics will not be entertained anymore,:" said Gambhir. He however, said that inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he joined the world's largest political party. (UNI)