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Our fight is to save our identity, not form government: Omar

Srinagar: Sounding a bugle for a long-drawn battle against the Centre, National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Thursday said the time for power-politics is over and all political parties have come together to fight for the restoration of Article 370.  “Due to the conspiracy of the centre, we were forced to come on a single platform. We won’t engage in petty political fights right now. We cannot talk about forming the government now as people are looking at us to know if they will save our land and identity… It is not going to last for weeks or months but we will fight. If we lose this fight, we will remain nowhere….hope we see victory in our lifetime,” Omar said while addressing party workers here at ‘Nawa-i-Subah’ office. He said if the regional parties had come together earlier, New Delhi would not have been successful in its designs. “That time...