In Delhi, Cong rushes to support Omar

Written by Political Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: Jul 29 2009, 06:48am hrs
Unequivocally extending its support to Omar Abdullah, Congress leadership here began orchestrating moves to end the crisis in the state. Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, whose counsel was sought by AICC general secretary in charge of J&K, Prithviraj Chavan, were said to have endorsed Omars continuation as CM. Legislative parties of both NC and Congress were directed to meet and pass a resolution in his support.