What he said:
“Politicians have keys to open doors which others do not have.”
Dr. Farooq Abdullah is sanguine about the role of politicians in sports administration.Abdullah has headed the Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) over 30 years. He was quoted responding to media queries following Dilip Vengsarkar’s loss in the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) elections.
What he really meant:
“Yeh hai India, meri jaan, where politicians feel it’s their birthright to have their fingers in every pie.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Dilip would make a wonderful chief minister.”