Jammu, February 04 (Scoop News) – Grant of an additional sum of rupees 356 crores exclusively for the Dal Lake of Kashmir by the Union government has once again proved that be it state’s coalition or Congress-led UPA, both are Kashmir-centric and have no place for Jammu in their scheme of things. This was alleged by BJP State President Shamsher Singh Manhas while expressing party’s concern over repeated discrimination meted out to
Shamsher Singh Manhas said that successive governments in the state, which have been run either by NC or NC-Congress coalition or PDP-Congress coalition, always gave preferential treatment to Kashmir in all the spheres and at all levels. The pro-Kashmir approach of NC and PDP can be understood because for both these two parties,
Manhas said that the state government had in the past also received funds amounting to more than Rs 2200 crores from the Centre in the name of development of Dal and Wullar lakes and added that the BJP Scams Committee with Dr. Jitendra Singh as its Co-ordinator has been working to gather details about alleged misappropriation of these funds.