JAMMU: National Conference (NC) Patron Dr Farooq Abdullah is on a Jammu visit to meet Prof chaman lal gupta on Friday. In meeting with Gupta, several issues regarding development in the state were discussed. The burning issue of Amarnath Yatra was also taken up during the meeting. “Amarnath yatra should be for 2 months”, said Dr.farooq abdullah while addressing the media.
Earlier, last month, Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani had said that the annual Amarnath Yatra should not exceed 30 days. “The annual Amarnath Yatra should be conducted minimum 15 days and maximum a month and not beyond that.”, he had said. Geelani’s comment was condemned by many and the separatist leader was warned to desist from interference in the religious affairs of Hindu community.