Poonch, Nov 30: Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday lashed out at Opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), saying it was a "property developer party" which gave shelter to turncoats, corrupt and unscrupulous elements and they were making fortunes at the expense of the interests of the general people of the state. [Campaigning for second phase of J&K poll concludes]
Abdullah said the PDP gave poll tickets to tainted candidates which speaks about its credibility and that grabbing wealth and power is its only political agenda. [J&K assembly election 2014 schedule]
Abdullah said this while attending huge election rallies at Surankote, Poonch and Mendhar on the final campaign day ahead of the second phase of the ongoing assembly election.
The National Conference (NC) leader also took on parties like the Congress and BJP, accusing them of imposing election on the people who are still struggling to cope with the losses caused by the devastating floods recently.
Abdullah said rehabilitating the flood victims was more important than polling
He said the three other parties sought their own political rehabilitation ahead of that of the flood-hit people. Abdullah said it was only the NC which had opposed holding the election now and wanted the flood victims' rehabilitation first.