Describing the upcoming Parliamentary Elections fight between Communal Forces and Secular Forces, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President and INC NC Candidate G.A. Mir has urged upon the people to use this opportunity for strengthening the secular and unifying forces, as the secular fabric of the country is in danger under the ruling dispensation.Addressing joint INC NC meetings at Aishmuqam and Khanabal today G.A. Mir said that people should use this opportunity to safeguard the integrity of the State as the communal forces with the support of PDP are hell bent upon to polarize situation and damage the secular fabric of to serve their vested interests.He blamed ruling dispensation for being non-serious and insensitive to the agony and anguish of the people, there is a mass discontent and fear confronting people due to the deteriorating situation in the valley, besides the failure of the Govt to contain the situation added woes to the people.
Reminding people of 2014 Elections G.A. Mir said people will not forget 2014 in which they had enthusiastically voted for a change, but the outcome of the Elections was so astonishing & painful, as those forces against whom people had voted made their entry into the State with the support of PDP, which has been claiming to defeat the communal forces, if voted to power.Mentioning that many sensitive issues were raised to hoodwink people for electoral gains, Mir said even the final settlement of Kashmir issues was promised by the PDP to people during their electioneering in 2014, but all the promise made with people have fallen flat and in return people got pellets, bullets and lathis as a reward from PDP, he said.G.A.Mir appealed people to use the upcoming By Elections as an opportunity to secure the future of J&K and urged them to vote and support him(Mir) inorder to ensure defeat of ruling dispensation for adopting anti people policies towards the people.
Addressing the meeting Former MP Tariq Hamid Karra, MLA Pahalgam Altaf Kaloo made a fervent appeal to voters of entire South Kashmir to vote and support joint Congress and National Conference Candidate G.A. Mir, who is capable enough to represent them in the Parliament.Karra emphasized the need to rise to the occasion and unitedly fight the menace of RSS hell bent upon to harm the secular image of the Country.Speaking on the occasion MLA Aijaz Ahmad Khan told the gathering that people of entire valley has suffered immensely due to the mismanagement and misrule by the ruling dispensation. He said both the parties (PDP and BJP) have failed the people in every respect, as a result, there is a deep alienation among the people in all the three regions of the State.Those who addressed the gathering included Senior AICC Leader Imran Kidwai, MLA Aijaz Ahmad Khan, MLA Ab.Majid Larmi, MLA Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, MLA Ch. Mohd Akram, MLC Showket Ahmad Ganie, Irfan Ahmad Bhat, Dr. Shafi, Ashish Dua, Irfan Naqib and others. (KNS)