Srinagar: The social media was abuzz on Friday after reports of footballer turned militant Majid Khan’s home coming were pouring in.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the ‘home coming’ of footballer-turned-militant Majid Irshad Khan.
In a tweet, Chief Minister said that a mother’s love prevailed and her impassioned appeal helped in getting Majid back. “A mother’s love prevailed. Her impassioned appeal helped in getting Majid, an aspiring footballer back home. Every time a youngster resorts to violence, it is his family which suffers the most,” she tweeted.
Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that if that’s true then it is a very good development and that he should not be harassed.
“If that’s true then it’s a very good development. Hope he can go back to leading a normal life and not be harassed,” he wrote on twitter.
Commenting on the development Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said that good sense has prevailed.
“Very glad to know that young Kashmiri #football player Majid Khan, who joined LeT, has left the terrorist group and returned. Good sense has prevailed,” he tweeted.
Seconding Chief Minister, PDPs youth president Waheed ul Rehman Parra said that it is a wise decision and it would save himself and his parents.
“Mothers love and friends pushed Majid Irshad Khan to return to normal life. It is wise decision that would not just save his life but that of his parents too,” parra tweeted.
Meanwhile, Congress president in Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Ahmad Mir said that it will be a test for the police, how they will react with the issue.
“Very glad to know that young football player Majid Khan has returned. Now it is the test for police how will they react with Majid Khan,” he said.