Omar, Farooq to campaign for Congress in Uttar Pradesh

Omar, Farooq to campaign for Congress in Uttar Pradesh

According to a National Conference leader, the Abdullahs had been requested to join the Congress campaign in Uttar Pradesh where the Congress is hoping to make some gains and the duo had agreed to do so.

The National Conference is ruling in Jammu and Kashmir  with the support of Congress. And the Congress-led UPA government in New Delhi is backed by the National Conference. Farooq Abdullah is union new and renewable energy minister.

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, a friend of Omar Abdullah, has a lot at stake in the elections in Uttar Pradesh, where the party is hoping to get the crucial minority vote.