It is high time people of J&K get to decide the laws that will govern them: Omar

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Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) Vice-President Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that it’s high time the people of Jammu and Kashmir get to decide the laws that will govern them rather than being ‘subjected to the whims and fancies of the Centre’.
Mr Abdullah asked the Centre to restore statehood and conduct elections.
Referring to amendments made by centre in new domicile law, he said, “Orders are issued in the morning and changes to the same order issued in the evening.”
“It’s high time the people of J&K get to decide the laws that will govern them rather than being subjected to the whims & fancies of the centre where orders are issued in the morning & changes to the same order issued in the evening. Restore statehood, conduct elections. It is high time people of J&K get to decide the laws that will govern them: Omar,” Mr Abdullah wrote on micro-blogging site twitter.
The Centre on Saturday amended its order and reserved all jobs in Jammu and Kashmir for the domiciles of the Union territory, including people who have stayed here for at least 15 years.