Senior Congress leader and sitting MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today addressed series of meetings to seek votes in favour of Congress candidates from Billawar, Basohli, Kathua, Raipur Domana and Samba constituency.On the last day of campaigning Saroori called upon the people to strengthen the bond of amity and brotherhood for the overall development of the State and cast your votes in favour of Congress candidates by pressing the hand button on 20th December.Asserted that BJP is not in a position to form government in J&K. “People of the country have given a decisive mandate to BJP to perform at national level during Lok Sabha elections”, Saroori said and added that in J&K the people in the on-going elections have made up their mind to give Congress a decisive mandate.
Saroori further added that Congress led by Ghulam Nabi Azad during its tenure of just two and half years had proved how to provide good governance to the people.With BJP party skirting any statement on Article 370, Saroori said BJP is shying away from committing on this contentious issue and is instead keeping its "feet in two boats" in Jammu and Kashmir which normally ends up "sinking".Saroori said BJP talking in different voices on Article 370 that grants special status to J and K and avoiding making a direct statement on the issue during the assembly polls.
At Samba Saroori also condemns the attack on a school in Peshawar Pakistan, in which at least 124 children were killed, saying there is never a justification for terrorism. Terming the attack as “crime against humanity”, he said prayers are with the families and loved ones of all those who lost their lives or were injured in this barbaric incident.“We hope the almighty gives them the courage and fortitude to bear their irreparable loss. There never has been, nor will there ever be, a justification for terrorism. Our hearts go out to the grief-stricken families of the innocent children killed and injured in this barbaric attack in Peshawar Pakistan,” Saroori added.
Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma, Babu Singh, Subash Chander, Jagdish Raj Sapholia and Mula Ram Sharma also addressed the mammoth gatherings and have appealed to the large gatherings at various places during the last day of campaigning to come in large number along with their families to caste vote in favour of congress candidates and make them victorious in the ensuing elections by pressing hand button on EVMs on 20th of December.Prominent among those local congress leaders, members, Youth Congress members, and people in large were present on the occasion.