| Srinagar |
Updated: March 14, 2018 2:31 am
A day after Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti sacked him as finance minister over a speech he had made, Haseeb Drabu said the speech was not against his party’s “stated political position of Kashmir”. He said he was not given a hearing and being informed through the media was “painful”.
Speaking at an event in New Delhi on March 9, Drabu had said, “Don’t see J&K as a conflict state and a political issue. It is a society which has social issues right now.”
On Tuesday, he said, “I tried to make the point that Kashmir was not only a political issue to be resolved by the nation state of India and successive governments at the Centre and state,…