Reality Bites: Much ado about Omar Abdullah (Aired: May 2002)
PUBLISHED ON: June 24, 2013 | Duration: 23 min, 53 sec
In a dramatic fallout of Parliament's vote on Gujarat after the Godhra riots, Minister for External Affairs Omar Abdullah offers to resign. The ruling BJP coalition is deeply divided with many calling the offer an empty threat, asking why there was no resignation letter in evidence. Others see it as canny political timing, coinciding with Omar Abdullah taking over from his father as the leader of the National Conference.