Former International cricketer turned BJP leader Gautam Gambhir has taken on former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti over her inflammatory comments on BJP’s promise to scrap Article 370.
In response to a news article over a PIL seeking a ban on Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti from contesting Lok Sabha polls, the latter alleged that “Hindustanis would be erased if they don’t understand (Article 370’s importance) and there would be no stories left to tell about them”.
Gambhir did not take this comment lying down and responded that “It is India and not a stain like you (Mehbooba Mufti) that it would be erased”.
Mufti as a result decided to react by proclaiming that, “hope your political innings in BJP isn’t as abysmal as your cricket career!”. She later apparently blocked Gambhir and then again unblocked him, resulting in this reply from the latter.
Mufti though seems to have blocked Gambhir for good who then expressed happiness over this decision and questioned how she would block all the other Indians who are against her views.
Gambhir had earlier taken on Omar Abdullah over the latter’s demand for a separate President and Prime Minister in Jammu and Kashmir.
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