Srinagar, July 29: JKPM, Chief Spokesperson, Advocate Sheikh Sajad, while expressing serious concern over rumours about scrapping of Art. 35-A, has urged the Center to come clean on the issue so that growing anxiety and panic among the people of the state is removed.
In a statement issued on Monday, Sajad Shiekh has said that the entire population in Kashmir was caught in a wave of panic and scare over the rumours of scraping of Art. 35-A adding that sudden deployment of 10000 additional troops have compounded the already grim situation. He said some orders issued by the police authoritoes regarding tightening security and Law and order in coming days have gone viral on social media that has added to the wave of anxiety among the people. He has urged the central government to clear all doubts in this regard.
He said rumours about scrapping of Art. 35-A and abrupt deployment of around hundred new battalions of security forces in Kashmir is creating lot of terror and uneasiness among the people of Kashmir. He said every section of the society including trader’s community and students are worried about the happenings of tomorrow.
JKPM chief spokesperson said that turmoil ravaged people of the Kashmir need sincere and whole hearted support from one and all at this movement of distress and need adding that onus lies on central leadership to come to their rescue. He said that people of Kashmir stand totally devastated in terms of social and financial wellbeing due to prevailing political and social uncertainty . He said Kashmir problem can not be solved by military might but only through a humanitarian approach adding that center should try to win hearts and minds of the people of Kashmir instead of browbeating and coercion.
Advocate Sajad expressed optimism that the central leadership would rise to the occasion to redress grievances of the people of the state according to their urges and aspirations.