Rejecting rumours, Omar says father Farooq absolutely fine

Srinagar, Jan 18: Rejecting rumours about the health of his father and National Conference (NC) president Dr Farooq Abdullah, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said he (Farooq) is absolutely fine.
The NC Vice President Omar said all the stories about the health of Dr Abdullah are unfounded.
Taking to micro blogging site Twitter Omar said “ I don’t know where the rumours about my father having taken ill in Jammu started from but he’s absolutely fine & all the stories are unfounded. Thank you to all of you who called/messaged to ask after him”.
For the past about a week, Dr Farooq and Omar had toured dozens of areas and addressed public and workers meetings in the Jammu and Kashmir seeking mandate in the next assembly elections. The state is under Presidents rule after Governor rule ended which was imposed in June last year after BJP pulled out from the coalition government led by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti.