Omar targets BJP over construction by Speaker’s family

PTI
Srinagar, Publish Date: May 17 2018 12:08AM | Updated Date: May 17 2018 12:08AM
Omar targets BJP over construction by Speaker’s family

Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today targeted the BJP over the issue of alleged illegal construction near an Army ordnance depot at Nagrota by the wife of state legislative assembly speaker Nirmal Singh. 

"Dear @BJP4India the Indian Army is moving court against the J&K Speaker's (until recently Deputy CM) wife & yet we hear nothing from you about these anti-national people who are a threat to national security. May I ask why? (sic)," Abdullah said in a tweet. 

The former chief minister was reacting to a report that Army had filed contempt proceedings in the High Court after Mamata Singh, wife of Nirmal Singh, did not stop the construction of the house near the defence installation at Nagrota. 

The Army had in March this year written a letter to then deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh to stop construction work as it was within the prohibited zone. The Army later approached the High Court to get the construction work stopped. PTI

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