A meeting of PCC executive of Jammu province was held here on Saturday at party Head quarters Shaheedi Chowk Jammu under the chairmanship of JKPCC President G A Mir.The meeting was attended by senior functionaries of PCC, District Presidents, Heads of Frontal Organizations and PCC Cells.In a statement issued to KNS, PCC spokesman said that the meeting held detailed deliberations over the overall situation in the state in the wake of current unrest in the Kashmir Valley.The meeting expressed grave concern over the grim situation in the valley, which is under curfew for the last 50 days with unrest and incidents of violence continuing unabated where more than 70 precious lives have been lost besides serious injuries to lot number of peoples, which are very unfortunate.The meeting complimented the people of Jammu region for rejecting all sorts of provocations and maintained peace and religious harmony during this crucial period and appealed to the people to remain vigilant and do not allow the communal and divisive and anti-national forces to take advantage of the current situation.
Expressing deep concern over the prolonged spell of the current unrest and failure of the state and centre Govt. to restore peace and normalcy even after 50 days, the meeting viewed that the current situation was the result of initial mishandling by the Govt. The State and centre Govt. lack any clear policy and road-map to effectively address the prevailing situation and restore lasting peace and normalcy.The meeting viewed that Congress as a responsible political force, played an effective role both at the central level and in the state to strengthen the mainstream space, in the state and it would continue to play a constructive role of the unifying force in order to support any right move to find lasting peace and solution to the problem through dialogue with all stake holders of three regions in the State.The meeting also strongly condemned the Pakistan for fomenting trouble taking advantage of the situation and demanded immediate effective measures to end the current unrest in order to defeat the designs of inimical forces.The meeting appealed to the people and normalcy in order to create conducive atmosphere for the political initiatives.
Prominent among those who attended the meeting includes Former Minister and senior Vice president PCC Sham Lal Sharma, Vice Presidents Raman Bhalla, Mula Ram, Kanta Bhan, Aijaz Ahmed Khan (Dy. Leader CLP), Mumtaz Ahmed Khan (MLA), PCC Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, Co- Treasurer Rajnesh Sharma, General Secretaries S. Manjit Singh, Shabir Ahmed Khan, Yogesh Sawhney, Vikram Malhotra, Th. Manmohan Singh, Shah Mohd. Choudhary, Shah Nawaz Choudhary, Namrata Sharma, Former Ministers Mohd. Sharief Niaz, Suman Bhagat, Swarn Lata, Ex-MLAs Parkash Sharma, Th Shivdev Singh, Indu Pawar, G.L. Chalotra, and Krishan Chander Bhagat, Y.V. Sharma, Darshan Raina, Iqbal Malik, Districts Presidents Anil Chopra (Jammu Urban), Sian Abdul Rashid (Rajouri) Arun Singh Raju (Ramban) B.S. Sambyal ( Seva Dal), Pranav Shagotra (PYC) K.K. Pangotra (Legal Cell) Secretaries Ashok Dogra, Parveen Sarwar Khan, Rajni Bala, Vijay Manhas, Neeraj Gupta, Shashi Sharma, Thomas Khokhar, S. Sobha Singh, Pawan Raina, Nirdosh Sharma, Manjeet singh Jatt, Kulbir Singh, Ashok Dubey, Pankaj Dogra, Ashwani Puri, Surinder Gupta, Nadim Sharief Niaz, Imtiyaz Ahmed Khanday, Sanjeev Sharma, Surinder Singh Shingari, Vinod Khajuria S. Gajan Singh (Minority Cell), M.N. Pandita Gh. Qadir Bhat (Migrant Cell). (KNS)