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Founded in pre-Independence India by Sheikh Abdullah, the National Conference is a major player in Jammu and Kashmir’s politics. Sheikh’s son, Farooq Abdullah, took over the reins from his father. And the tradition continued with Farooq’s son, Omar Abdullah. All three became chief ministers of the state.
First Published: May 24, 2016 16:46 IST