“The fight against attempts to bulldoze JK’s identity and rights will
Srinagar,16 September: Calling out the brazen duplicity of
Government of India in dealing with issues in Jammu & Kashmir and
elsewhere, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asserted that such
a practice will not be tolerated.
” On one hand BJP is participating in dialogue with Taliban , talking
reconciliation with PLA who have invaded Ladakh and discussing with
Nagaland insurgents desperate constitution and Flag , but at the same
time using anything but dialogue to deal with the mess created by them
after illegal scrapping of special status if J&K. This is
unacceptable,” the party said.
The Party reaffirmed its pledge to continue fighting for the
aspirations and rights of people of Jammu & Kashmir and resist by all
democratic ways the onslaught by the central government.
In the first ever meeting of its youth wing after August 5, 2019 at
its party headquarters in Srinagar, the party emphasized that the
constitutional fraud perpetrated on the people of J&K and the
subsequent bulldozing of constitutional rights will always remain
unacceptable and would be fought uncompromisingly.
The meeting was presided over by Party Vice President A R Veeri and
Party General Secretary G N Lone Hanjura and addresses by Former
Legislator & District President Muhammad Khurshid Alam, Party youth
wing President Waheed ur Rehman Parra and Former legislator Aijaz
Ahmad Mir, all of whom stepped out of their homes for the first time
since they were detained on 5th August 2019.
Speaking on the occasion Veeri said that In these tough times we need
to sustain unity, ignite the embers of hope and be steadfast and
resolute in our endeavors in order to protect our rights and dignity .
“We reject undemocratic treatment imposed by ruling regime, which has
hundreds of our youngsters unjustifiably held in jails, despite huge
risks to their lives from the Covid-19 pandemic. Our voices have been
ignored, our institutions erased. We cannot afford to remain silent
any longer. We need to speak now to restore our dignity and take
charge of our own destinies,” the meeting observed.
Addressing the meet Hanjura Sb recounted the million moments of ordeal
that people of J&K have had to go through and the underlined and
appreciated the valiant resilience shown against all odds.
“Jammu and Kashmir has seen many lockdowns and crises. And each time
we have shown that we can survive and stand with one another. We have
demonstrated to the world a unique capacity to resist.
Reiterating party’s resolve to put People’s aspirations first former
legislator and DP Srinagar Mohd Khursheed Alam said that no amount of
coercion can subdue and suppress our movement to safeguard the rights
of people of Jammu & Kashmir.
“We demand an immediate end to ruling regimes denial of the political
problem. Our people have endured a brutal clampdown and the world’s
longest internet slowdown,” said Youth wing president waheed ur Rehman
Former Legislator Aijaz Ahmad Mir said that too many of our mothers
and sisters have been rendered widows. Too many of our children have
been lost. Too many of our students are staring ahead at bleak
“There’s unending insecurity among the young people with the fresh fears of demographic change, assaults on jobs, land rights, culture & language,“ Mir added.
The meeting was also attended by Abdul Hamid Kosheen, Bashir Ah Mir,Rouf Bhat, Tahir Syed, Harbaksh Singh, Mohsin Qayoom, Arif Laigaroo,Raja Waheed,Shahnawaz Mir and others.