PDP scripted a new chapter of peace inJ&K: Mehbooba
Billawar (Kathua)/Jammu, October 17 (Scoop News) –Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has scripted a new chapter of peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir and changed political discourse of the State through its visionary and pro-peace policies. This was stated by party chief Mehbooba Mufti while addressing an impressive public meeting at Billawar organized by general secretary of the party Thakur Balbir Singh.
Ms Mufti recalled that PDP was formed in the year 1999 with the aim to restore and uphold the dignity and honour of the every resident of
“Although we had just 16 members in the Assembly, our party had convinced successive governments at Delhi, through our convictions, to initiate some bold Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) to restore lasting peace in this region”, she said. She further said PDP had entered into alliance with Congress by formulating a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) in which wishes of all people were incorporated and pro-peace agenda was given first priority.
She reminded that in 2002 when PDP-Congress government was formed the prime concern of the people was the security of life, property and honor which needed not just strong administrative measures to tackle but it involved changing a mind set.
The coalition government under Mufti Muhammad Sayeed had given a new direction to governance in order to address all these diverse issues effectively with the result that successive Prime Ministers could come here and reach out to the people and understand their problems. She recalled the historic announcement made by then Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee from
“As the Chief Minister has been committing one after another blunders after repeated intervals, he has been spending most of his time in saving his chair during the last three years”, she said and added that Chief Minister has disconnected himself with the people.
Pointing towards rampant corruption, she said that it was unfortunate that corruption has been legalized in the State. She specially mentioned murder of Haji Yosuf and said that this incident has exposed both state government and ruling National Conference.
Thakur Balbir Singh, Trilok Singh Bajwa, Rangil Singh, Ved Mahajan, Vijay Dogra, Falail Singh, Hussain Ali Wafa, Shanti Devi, Capt Anil Gour, Rajinder Singh Manhas, Suresh Sharma, Bharat Bhushan, Mohinder Kotwal, Sudesh Sapolia and others addressed the meeting.
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