JK Governor asks Omar Abdullah to continue as CM

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Srinagar, Jul 30: The Governor of Jammu Kashmir, NN Vohra who had earlier asked Omar Abdullah to continue as the Chief Minister till the allegations thrown against him are probed, has now rejected the CM's resignation stating that there is no truth in the allegations of the Opposition.

"The Governor has advised the Chief Minister that, based on the information supplied to him by the Union Home Ministry, there is no basis for Omar seeking to resign," the Governor's spokesperson said.

The Governor, NN Vohra has dismissed PDP's allegations that Omar Abdullah was involved in the infamous 2006 Srinagar Sex scandal. And he has asked him to continue discharging his responsibilities as the Chief Minister.

On Jul 28, PDP leader, Muzaffar Hussein Beigh who brought the list of accused in the 2006 scam said that the Chief Minister's was the 102nd name in it. Following this allegation, Omar Abdullah submitted his resignation with the state Governor stating that he would quit if he was found guilty.

The CBI and the Home Minister, P Chidambaram confirmed that Omar Abdullah's name was not in the accused list. However, when this was brought up by the speaker in the assembly, on Wednesday, Jul 29 PDP refused to accept the clean chit given by the CBI and demanded for a judicial probe.

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