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BJP demands Omar's resignation with 'dignity'

chandigarh Updated: Mar 12, 2012 18:19 IST

The BJP on& Sunday demanded Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah's resignation from the post with 'dignity' for the state government's mis-governance and rampant corruption .

"Omar should step down from the post of the chief minister with dignity. As a chief minister he has utterly failed to provide good governance and check highest degree of corruption," BJP state chief Shamsher Singh Manhas told a public gathering in Trikuta Nagar area here.

"Omar has forfeited the right to continue in chair in view of his total failure on all the fronts," Manhas said. Manhas accused Omar of diverting public attention by questioning the accession of the state and ignoring the historical fact that the then Maharaja Hari Singh signed the same instrument of accession with the Union of India just like other princely states did.

The BJP had a mission to strengthen nationalist forces and work towards strengthening the state's ties with India he said.

He also criticised the government for not formulating an effective and youth friendly policy which has resulted in their migration to other states in search of jobs.

Those painting BJP as a communal party or who played religion and caste cards to seek votes have been exposed after the results of assembly elections in the five states, BJP national executive member & chief spokesperson Jitendra Singh said.