Abdullah, a member of Lok Sabha and president of the National Conference, chose to blame then former Governor Jagmohan for the exodus and said that he "took them away" on the false promise of ensuring their return within three months.
Nishank's clarification, through a tweet in Tamil,comes in the backdrop of opposition to NEP in Tamil Nadu on the grounds that the policy allegedly imposed Hindi and Sanskrit.
He also alleged that the BJP has not learnt any lessons from the hijacking of an Indian Airlines plane in 1999 and subsequent release of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad founder Maulana Masood Azhar.
The Congress leaders said the timing of NEP in the middle of a pandemic when all educational institutions are closed is, in itself, questionable. More so when almost the entire academia has complained of no consultation.
The TMC leadership, however, termed the assertion as "baseless" and urged the saffron party to "refrain from communal politics in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic".
JP Nadda, Harsimrat Kaur, Vijay Rupani and Jitendra Singh were among the first few leaders from the NDA who tweeted praying for Shah's recovery.
Demanded the release of former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said India's democracy is damaged when the government illegally detains political leaders.
The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) had earlier said that she was admitted for "routine tests and investigations".
All COVID-19 protocols will be strictly followed during the event, Congress spokesman Bhupendra Gupta said on Sunday.
Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party is in the Opposition in the state, claimed that none of the cases pertaining to illicit liquor in the last few months have been solved by the local police.
The probe into the actor's death has completely galvanised the culturally and politically divided state, as ‘Justice for Sushant’ has found a life of its own.
The Election Commission had requested suggestions from the state's political parties about whether or not to hold elections amid the on-ground situation.