Srinagar, May 14: National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah chaired Party’s Provincial Committee meeting at ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ Complex in Srinagar today. Blaming the incumbent state government as well as the central government for the rapidly deteriorating situation in the state Dr. Farooq Abdullah said deaths, communal polarization, chaos, anarchy have engulfed all the three regions of the state.
While taking stock of the emerging situation across the state Dr Farooq Abdullah said, “Under the present PDP-BJP government, people of the state are being pitted against one another along regional and religious lines. This is being done with a design to seek specific political dividends by the ruling regime. BJP government at the centre instead of helping us get out of this vortex of violence is watching as a mute spectator. They seem to have given up on the state and have so far failed in bringing in a workable, practical and sensible way-out. When it comes to Kashmir the present leadership of BJP is so dogmatic in their approach that they are not ready to listen to reason.”
Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating law and order scenario in the State, NC President said, “The continuous spree of killings has led to a situation where our youth are being pushed into an area of confrontation and later become the unfortunate victims of this conflict. Being the head of the state and of the unified command, Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti has failed completely to put a stop to civilian casualties. Its time for both PDP as well as BJP to do some introspection and listen to voices from the ground and do some course correction which I am afraid to say is too late.” (KNB)