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Ruhullah NC’s ‘errand boy’, should remember how he was ousted: PC

Srinagar, Nov 25: The ongoing war of words between National Conference (NC) and Peoples’ Conference (PC) continued on Sunday as well when the latter called the former “a party that was bereft of shame and that shamelessness.”

PC spokesperson in a statement alleged that NC has been “duping and exploiting the people of Kashmir over the past many decades”.

“NC was at the root of the State’s political disempowerment and should remember that it allied with the same Indian National Congress that deposed and incarcerated Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, eroded Article 370, toppled NC-led Governments and wrote the script for every single constitutional intrigue and machination launched against the State.”

“For a party that doesn’t have the self-respect to stand up to the culprits of its own founder – if not the culprits of Jammu and Kashmir – no amount of shame is enough”, the PC Spokesperson said.

“The NC statement issued by Aga Ruhullah betrays the absolute disconnect, shamelessness and lack of integrity that the party has become a political super specialist in. The party has always used Aga Ruhullah as an ever-ready errand boy to abuse and vilify people from his own community while ousting him unceremoniously and treating him with spectacular contempt in the off season. He is the last person who should talk of scams and scandals lest somebody approaches the courts to establish how he contested elections after his date of birth certificate was forged with the patronage of the then Education Minister and the Chief Minister,” the PC spokesperson alleged.

“It is public knowledge – as is testified by his classmates in Biscoe School – that Aga Ruhullah’s date of birth credential are forged and that his first election – and very election there on – is ultra vires and illegitimate. The people also know how his only ‘contribution’ as a Minister was setting up of a hatchery which failed despite him blackmailing the concerned business enterprise for a quid-pro-quo arrangement. We all know – including Aga Ruhullah himself – that his own colleagues exposed him – leading to his prompt and unceremonious ouster from the council of Ministers,” the spokesperson further alleged.