Anantnag 21 April: Independent candidate for Lok Sabha elections from Anantnag constituency , Dr Ridwana termed the election Boycott call by all party Hurriyat conference Chairmain Ali Shah Geelani as “misleading and self defeative” for people of south Kashmir in choosing a representative of their choice.
Dr Ridwana in a statement said that ” people of South Kashmir has a chance to choose a representative who will represent their aspirations and the need in the Parliament house and the election boycott will only help the people who have always deceived the people of Kashmir,,
She added that the people of south kashmir should rationally think who benefits from the election boycott,and the recent concluded ULB Election is an example , every citizen has a duty to come forward to ruin their plans and end the dynastic rule in state as well as South Kashmir so Kashmiri,s are not pushed towards despair by the wrong representatives.
She further added that, “These election are only for good governance and have nothing with the Kashmir dispute and neither are not going to affect the overall political problem regarding the final solution to the future dispensation of Kashmir.”
Dr Ridwana said that participation in electoral process is never a betrayal with the blood of martyrs nor with those who have lost their eyesight but is chance to through away those guilty who created the atmosphere of choas, fear and hostility in “paradise on earth”and are committed to change the demography of our state, erode the special status of state of Jammu and Kashmir.”
Pertinently, the separatists leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani urged the people of South Kashmir for complete Election boycott in South Kashmir on Sunday ,where Election is going to be held on 23 of April.