Farooq Abdullah Caricature

Farooq Abdullah was the President of JKCA from 2001 to 2012 and the scam that is being probed by the CBI and the ED relates to alleged financial misappropriation between 2004 and 2009. Farooq Abdullah Caricature

Farooq Abdullah Caricature
When Farooq Abdullah was summoned by ED

When Farooq Abdullah was Summoned… Farooq Abdullah Caricature

The ED has already attached properties worth over Rs 21 crore in connection with the case. The attached properties include Rs 11.86 crore of immovable assets of Abdullah.

The CBI has filed a charge-sheet in the case against the former JKCA office-bearers. The charges framed for misappropriation of funds to the tune of Rs 43.69 crore.

Political parties in the Valley said the summons were “common to all opposition” leaders in the country.

The ED claimed its probe so far has “revealed that Ahsan Mirza in connivance with other office bearers of the JKCA, had misappropriated JKCA funds to the tune of Rs 51.90 crore.

Farooq Abdullah is a famous political leader hailing from Jammu and Kashmir. He served as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir multiple times since 1982.

The National Conference elected him as its president in August 1981. Farooq Abdullah Caricature 

He was a cabinet minister in the UPA government. Farooq Abdullah is also the President of Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, a state political party that was founded back in 1937.

  • Farooq Abdullah honored with the B.C. Roy National Award in 1999, for being a doctor serving a larger political and social cause.
  • He is also the recipient of several honorary degrees.
  • The Aligarh Muslim University bestowed upon him the D.Litt. (Honoris causa).
  • He has also received the Degree of Letters (Honoris causa) from the Pondicherry University.

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