NC-Cong alliance aimed to keep India secular and shield it from divisive politics: Farooq

JAMMU: In a formal occasion convened here on Friday to introduce joint Congress-NC candidates with party cadre, Member Parliament and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday while kick starting election campaign reiterated that NC-Cong alliance was aimed to keep India secular and ‘save’ it from divisive politics.

Dr Abdullah, who is also a coalition candidate from Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency in Kashmir region of the State, chaired an impressive meeting with party leaders of Jammu province at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhawan.

Talking to media persons, Dr Abdullah said, “We have given this sacrifice for one aim, to keep India a secular country and also keep India strong. There is no other goal (in entering into an alliance with the Congress). (AGENCIES)