Srinagar, Oct 24 : Lodging strong protests against unabated braid cutting and unnecessary harassment of innocent people, Congress today hit out at State Govt for failing to come up to the expectations of the people, resulting in deep alienation among the people, besides the unabated braid cutting has added woes to the people.
As part of the Congress party’s awareness campaign, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee held strong protest demonstration in Budgam and Srinagar Districts today and lodged a strong protest against the ruling dispensation of PDP BJP for failing to unravel the mystery behind braid cutting, which has made the people more restless besides creating fear psychosis among them.
In Budgam the protest demonstration were led by Former Minister and Sr. Congress Leader Taj Mohi U Din.
Addressing the party workers on this occasion Taj Mohi U Din stated that there is a complete uncertainty in the backdrop of unabated braid cutting and the irony is that State Govt has miserably failed to ascertain the identity of the culprits involved in this heinous crime thereby making people more apprehensive about their safety.
He (Taj) said that Congress Party understands that the unabated braid cutting across the valley is being carried to out vitiate atmosphere of peace and tranquility, besides that people also believe that some people get benefitted out of the turbulent and volatile situation, as a result, deliberate attempts are being made to disturb the peace, from time to time.
On this occasion MLC & vice President JKPCC Gulam Nabi Monga lashed out at ruling dispensation led by PDP for adding chaos to the situation saying that how is it possible that despite dozens of braid cutting incidents there was no trace of culprits leading to the alienation of the people. He asked the Govt to come clean on braid cutting and ensure that persons involved in anti-social and anti-peace activities are identified and brought to book.
District President Budgam Zahid Hussain Jan hit out at PDP for being hand in glove on the issue of braid cutting responsible for prevailing uncertainty. He said Govt seems least bothered about the safety and security of the people, as that no culprit involved in this henious crimse was arrested so far.
Among other who were present on this included G. N. Mir Lasjan, Bilal Ahmad Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and other senior leaders of the District.
Similar programme was organized at Congress Party Headquarters Srinagar where Congress Leaders and workers led by Abdul Gani Khan held strong protest demonstration against the State machinery for failing to put an end to anti-social activities and harassment of people in shape of braid cutting. Unabated braid cutting is a ploy to disturb peace, Ab. Gani Khan said.
Congress workers marched on MA Road Srinagar and held strong protest demonstration in Press Coloney near Partap Park and blamed Govt for the restlessness and fear among the people
On this occasion Mohd Sultan, Nissar Ahmad Mundo and others senior leaders of the district were present.
Indo-Pak need to talk: NC
Srinagar, May 20: Jammu and Kashmir national conference on Monday said that India and Pakistan need to sit across the table and share each other perspectives notwithstanding the intricateness of the issue that has been plaguing the bilateral ties between the two neighboring countries.
A delegation of German diplomats on Monday called on political advisor to party vice president Tanvir Sadiq. Interacting with the delegation Tanvir necessitated for dialogue between India and Pakistan.
While speaking with diplomats Bastian Weber, Second Secretary Political Affairs and Protocol and Sakshi Aroro from the German Embassy, National conference leader and political advisor to Omar Abdullah, Tanvir Sadiq ?reflected on the wide range of issues of issues pertaining to the state and the region in general.
While calling for a Comprehensive Dialogue Process (CDP) and Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) between the two countries Tanvir said, “We are hopeful that the new government in the country starts a process of dialogue with Pakistan. Both India and Pakistan should initiate CBMs in order to remove the cobwebs of mistrust. Many lives have been lost to the frenzy of conflict, now it is high time that both the countries seriously engage with each for the greater cause of peace and tranquility in the region.”
Emphasizing on the need of initialization of a peace process by addressing political issues of the state politically Tanvir said that National Conference had always been a votary of cordial Indo Pak relations. “It is the people of J&K, who directly come in-between the line of fire between the two nations. If the relation between the two countries becomes cordial it will noticeably bring relief to the people of our state. The people of our state are the straight beneficiaries of the good neighborly relations between New Delhi and Islamabad.”
Taking about the solution to the protracted issue of Kashmir Tanvir said, “Restoration of Autonomy to the state of J&K has been the bed rock of policy of J&K National Conference; the party will continue to work for the restoration of the autonomy to the state. It is the only solution that satiates the political and development demands of all the region of the state. We aren’t seeking anything new, we are asking for what has been guaranteed to us Constitution of India.”
While recalling the role of National Conference in political empowerment of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Tanvir talked about the initiatives taken in strengthening democracy and forging the bonds of amity between various sections of the people right from 1953. He said our party envisioned a strong, prosperous and secular Jammu and Kashmir.
Geelani pays tributes to May 21 martyrs
Srinagar, May 20: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Monday paid the rich tributes to the Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone and Mirwaiz Moulana Mohammad Farooq on their respective anniversaries.
Geelani in a statement issued here said that both the leaders played a glaring role for the ongoing movement for the right to self-determination.
Recalling his personal relationship with both the leaders, Hurriyat chairman said that he always treated them as younger brothers. They had immense leadership qualities and had dedicated their lives for the sacred cause of movement.
While memorizing their valuable contributions for the ongoing movement, he expressed his hope that their followers and fans shall lead their mission with zeal and zest and stand as a mountain against those who are hell-bent to exploit their sacrifices for their petty interests.
Terming Moulana Farooq as an Islamic scholar and great orator and Abdul Gani Lone a seasoned politician and a statesman Hurriyat chairman urged the people to observe a complete shutdown on May 21, 2019, and make “Eidgah Chaloo” programme a grand success to commemorate their martyrdom.
Hurriyat leader paid his tributes and reverence to all those martyrs who have sacrificed their honour, wealth and precious lives since 1931.
He also expressed his hope that the people of Kashmir shall remain vigilant to safeguard their exemplary sacrifices and shall not allow anybody sellout for petty political gains and shall rise to the occasion against oppressive and suppressive methods.
Two injured in Baramulla road accident
Srinagar, May 20: Two persons were injured on Monday after vehicle met with an accident on Uri Nambla road near Syedpora village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Officials said that a chassis Eeco vehicle skidded off from the road and fell into a river near Syedpora village resulting injuries to two persons.
They identified the injured as Mansoor Ahmad a resident of Niloosa Bijhama and Mansoor Ahmad a resident of Balkote.
They said both the injured were shifted to SDH Uri for treatment.
Police have taken cognizance of the case, they added.
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