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Omar Abdullah Indian politician former Chief Minister J&K

Omar Abdullah Indian politician former Chief Minister J&K was born on 10 March 1970. On his this birthday he will turn 51 years old.

Omar Abdullah Indian politician former Chief Minister J&K was born with a silver spoon on his hands. He was born in a family full of prominent political family in Kashmir.

Omar Abdullah Indian politician is a diplomat referring to the National Conference (NC) party in Jammu & Kashmir. In the year 2009, Omar took pledge as the 11th and youngest Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir when his political party bounded help with the Indian National Congress (INC) party and established an alliance administration in the Jammu & Kashmir state. He is a member of the reputed political family of Jammu & Kashmir the Abdullah family, which has remained one of the exceptionally powerful and politically leading families of Jammu and Kashmir for many ages.

Omar Abdullah Indian politician
Omar Abdullah Indian politician former Chief Minister J&K

Omar hails from the political family and he is the son of the adequate surgeon and grandson of Sheikh Abdullah who was also the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Omar and the other members of the Abdullah family have a history of being the prime and chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir. Omar Abdullah is the grandson of Sheikh Abdullah, who was formerly the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir just like him.

He followed the footsteps of his father to enter politics and take it as a serious career. His father Farooq Abdullah is an Indian politician and director of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference party. He has worked as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir numerous times since the year 1982.


Omar Abdullah Indian politician was born on 10 March 1970 in Rochford, Essex in the United Kingdom. His father Farooq Abdullah was the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir three times from the year 1982, 1986, and 1996. Omar Abdullah’s mother is British by origin her name is Mollie.


At the age of 29 years old, he began his expedition of political career by becoming an elected member MP in the 12th Lok Sabha polls which were held in the year 1998. He has delegated the Union Minister of State of Jammu and Kashmir. In the year 2001, he knocks up history by enhancing the most youthful ever Union Minister for External Affairs. He held the office of this designation for a whole one year before quitting from the office.

He became the 11th and the youngest Chief Minister of the State of Jammu and Kashmir, after establishing power in combination with the Congress party, on 5 January in the year 2009.

Omar Abdullah Chief Minister of J&K
Omar Abdullah as a Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir

Apart from this on the 22nd of July 2001, Omar Abdullah grew as the Youngest Union Minister when Omar Abdullah was selected the Union minister of State for External Affairs in the administration of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s NDA government. But Omar Abdullah quit from the office. Omar Abdullah succeeded his father Farooq Abdullah as the president of the National Conference on 23rd June 2002. 


Omar Abdullah and his wife
Omar Abdullah and his wife

His personal life is quite famous among people he tied the knot with the love of his life, Payal Nath, on 1 September in year 1994 and the pair had two sons named Zamir and Zahir. Unfortunately, the pair of Omar and Payal decided to go on separate ways in the year 2011. His younger sister Sara Abdullah is wedded to a Congress party political leader named Sachin Pilot, who is the son of a famous politician late Rajesh Pilot


In the year 2009, it was claimed that Omar Abdullah attempted to envelop up an event that constituted rape and subsequent murder of two women in the Shopian district of Jammu & Kashmir. It was said that the exploit was done by employees of Indian paramilitary forces. He was criticized and condemned for being incapable to manage the Kishtwar disputes.

On 4 and 5 August 2019, In the middle of the night, Omar Abdullah was ordered under precautionary arrest by the Indian Government under Section of 107 of the CRPC