I wanted to be F1 racer: Omar Abdullah

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 19: Omar Abdullah says he would have been a Formula One race driver had he not belonged to a political family.
The 42-year-old Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister spoke about the secret ambition he nursed at a "Young Changemakers Conclave" held under the aegis of the UN Information Centre here today.
As the National Conference leader dwelt on weighty issues like terrorism and Indo-Pak tensions, a young girl in the audience popped  a question, "If you were only Omar and not Omar Abdullah what would you be doing.?"
After a little pause, a smiling Omar said, "In an ideal world I would have been a Formula One driver but it isn't an ideal world and I am politician."
Omar, who recently completed four years in office, is a self-confessed fan of German racer Michael Schumacher, a seven-time Formula One World Champion.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




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