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Partition remark: Jitendra Singh advises Farooq Abdullah to reread history

Partition remark: Jitendra Singh advises Farooq Abdullah to reread history
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Minister of State (MoS) for parliamentary affairs on Sunday advised Conference president Farooq Abdullah to reread history.

The former chief minister had claimed that it was Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel and Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad who were responsible for the partition of and not Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of 

“He is required to reread history. We have references which indicate that himself had suggested to that if he agrees to withdraw demand of Pakistan’s creation, Gandhi would persuade to accept as PM of undivided India,” Singh told ANI.

“But wasn’t impressed by the suggestion possibly because he felt it wasn’t easy for him to gain acceptability as PM.

Nehru was also in hurry to take over as Prime Minister. Lot of opportunistic adjustments were done by patriarch of Conference Sheikh Abdullah,” he added.

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