Former Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Saturday observed that the “mistakes” committed by his government in 2010 were being “multiplied in 2016”.
At least 40 civilians have been killed by government forces since July 09, 2016 during protests which erupted after forces killed militant commander Burhan Wani in Kokernag area of South Kashmir.
In 2010 civil uprising, over 125 youths were shot dead by government forces when Omar Abdullah was chief executive of J&K.
The tech savvy unionist politician and Sheikh family scion, Omar expressed his dis may in a tweet Saturday morning.
Referring to 2010 civilian killings, Omar, in his tweet, maintained that he “ensured that his mistakes were not repeated”.
In another Tweet, Omar mentioned government action last mid-night in which it clamped down on local print media seizing thousands of printed newspaper copies which ready to be distributed. It arrested staffers of a few printing presses and disallowed distribution of any newspaper.
2015 Kashmir Despatch