Farooq Abdullah Continues To Serve Jammu Kashmir Cricket Association

Farooq Abdullah of National Conference after announcing that he would fight till his death, Jammu and Kahsmir court stated that he will persist to be president of sports association or JKAC. State sports Minister Imran Raza Ansari of the People’s Democratic Party was elected as president in procedure where 77 year-old Mr Abdullah vigorously challenged him.

Farooq Abdullah continues to serve as the President of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association.

He was a former chief minister and union minister who had not give his participation today in the election while Mr Ansari was elected without contest. “The rival group is supported by the Mufti government. All this is being done to target me. Farooq Abdullah is not so weak that he can be dismantled. I will fight with them till my death,” said Mr Abdhullah.

Mr Ansari saying that he was unaware of court stay and stated,

“I am the president, the association led by Farooq Abdullah has finished. A majority of the members have voted for me, the election is valid. I was not aware of a court stay. All the allegations of Mufti’s PDP toppling Farooq Abdullah are baseless. So what if I am a PDP man, Farooq Abdullah also belongs to the National Conference.”

Since six years till December last year in the state, Mr Abdhullah party was in power. 1980 was the year Mr Abdhullah become the president first and has control over the association. He had a team in JKAC who were accused of financial asymmetry and in 2012 all the funds had been stopped from Board of Control for Cricket in India or BCCI.