Stating that the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) elections in J&K were the best opportunity to again initiate the process of developmental at grass roots level, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Wednesday laid emphasizes over electing the honest and hardworking Candidates in these elections to ensure that there was no more exploitation in the name of development in J&K.
“People of Jammu and Kashmir have been pushed to wall in the name of development by the BJP, while as the latter was working to implement its political agenda, which is divisive and anti-people, responsible for the crisis and restlessness is J&K and across the country,” JKPCC said.
It said that Congress party is credited of gifting three-teir panchayat system to the Nation, aiming to involve people in the process of their own development at grass roots level. JKPCC blamed the BJP Govt for harming the very foundation of the Panchayti Raj system by eroding their authorities to serve their vested interests.
JKPCC president G A Mir while addressing public gatherings at Manzmoh, Dongwari, Tanjiloo, Checkwangund, Dalwach, Shistergam, Hiller, Lowermunda, Changoo, Saidwara A&B and Pollia in South Kashmir urged the electorates to rise to the occasion to defeat the political exploitation and opportunism in the ongoing DDC Elections, as that, these (elections) were bound to change the direction, besides providing opportunities to ensure development of J&K at grass roots level, which has been derailed due to the lack of vision and wrong policies on the part of BJP Govt at centre, he said.
J&K people have witnessed ugliest situation, they must understand that democratic process was the only way to register their protest. so they must come out in large numbers to cast their vote against the BJP, its cronies and proxies fielded by them in these elections, JKPCC President said.
“I would appeal people of J&K not to get swayed by false propaganda and tall claims and exercise their franchise against the divisive, wrong and anti-people policies of the BJP,” Mir added and said the falsehood and deceitful politics by latter (BJP) was the source behind restlessness among the people, which has to be defeated in the larger interest of wellbeing of people and overall development of J&K.
Senior party leaders and functionaries of Anantnag also addressed the public gathering and appealed people to ensure victory of Congress candidates