Rajouri, Aug 11: Youth of Rajouri today warned government against causing any damage to Article 35 A and the special status of Jammu & Kashmir state.
In a press conference held in Rajouri, youths said that Article 35 grants special status to state of J&K and is the bedrock of state’s autonomy. They also said that this article acts as a “bridge between the state and the center”. Addressing the press conference Rayaz Wani said that Article 35 A “is the backbone of state’s special status and any change to it will force us to come on streets & stand against government”. He also said that “Demand for revocation of 35A is confined to few districts of Jammu and that too by some communal elements”.
They added that ” People of Pir Panjal & Chenab valley by large will oppose further dilution of special status of J&K” The youth appealed the people to seriously take this issue as it related with our education, jobs, trade & commerce. Others who were present during the press conference include Intkhab Malik, Azhar Mehmood, Fazan Shad, Toheeb Magray & Komal Adab.