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'Skips political debates on Kashmir, talks more about bad weather'
In Parliament, NC's 'firebrand' leader softens after abrogation of special status
12/9/2019 10:27:45 PM
Early Times Report
Srinagar, Dec 9: One of the senior leaders of the National Conference, who had previously been known for his"firebrand" statements like threatening to "chop off the tongue that would speak against Pakistan" is now a "soft voice" who rarely even talks about Kashmir than to talk about his "erstwhile love for the enemy country."
The leader, who is also a Member Parliament, has preferred to be silent over the abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state, though in the past he would say that he was always there for "Kashmir cause."
Insiders said the said leader has finally shed his "firebrand image in support of Kashmir and looks ahead to be seen as an obedient Indian citizen in the Parliament."
It is pertinent to mention, that as lawmaker from the opposition benches in the previous Peoples Democratic Party and National Conference alliance, he would be among the first to "publicly support Pakistan from time to time and would seek resolution on Kashmir issue through grant of autonomy."
But now, however, as per the analysts, he doesn't even speak much about the revocation of the special status.
During the ongoing Parliament session though other parties including Congress raised the issue of the revocation of the special status and the arrest of mainstream politicians in Kashmir, the said leader remained silent most of the times. Instead, he spoke more about the damage suffered by the horticulturists during the recent untimely snowfall in Kashmir. "He talks more about weather now," quipped a political analyst.
Interestingly in the Parliament, the leader in question has not even spoken much about the detention of his party colleagues including former Chief Ministers Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah.
Though previously he would be among the first to issue statements against New Delhi or the right wing party in power, he now prefers to have "cordial relations" with the ruling party.
Sources said the said politician apprehends that if he would have continued with the same "vociferous" style of making provocative speeches, the New Delhi may lodge complaints into the provocative and allegedly anti-national statements he had made in the past.
Despite repeated attempts the said leader was not available for comments.

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