Tampering with Article 35-A an attack on special status of J&K: Wani
Srinagar, Jul 30: An emergency meeting of Employees joint Action committee was held at the central office under the chair of Sr JCC leader, President EJAC Ab Qayoom Wani. The meeting held the threadbare discussion on Article – 35 A. The meeting expressed serious concern over the tampering attempts being made with Article 35 A which strengthens the special status for J&K. Wani during his address said that tampering with the Article 35 A means an attack on special status of the state and it will change the special position of the state which is totally unacceptable. He said that Employees are an integral part of the society as such can’t remain mute spectators towards the developments which will hurt the sentiments, emotions and interests of the people of J&K. Wani said that if there will be any move to change the Article 35 A, the employees of J&K state will never hesitate to show their strong resentment and will protest against that. He said that Article 35 A is the constitutional guarantee to the people of J&K state to protect their rights guaranteed under Article 370 and employees of the state irrespective of cast, colour, creed, region or religion will never accept any onslaught on Article 35 A. Wani hoped that Supreme Court will uphold the constitutional gaurentee provided to the people of J&K under Article 35 A, keeping in view the sentiments, aspirations and interests of the people of J&K state.