The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President and Congress Party Candidate for Anantnag Lok Sabha Parliamentary Constituency G.A. Mir has sought immediate revocation of ban on civilian traffic on Jammu Srinagar National Highway, describing the ban as undemocratic and anti-people.
Mir was addressing election rallies at Achabal in Shangus and Kokernag in Anantnag District today, he was accompanied by Senior Party leaders Peerzada Mohd. Sayeed, Gulzar Ahmad Wani, Bashir Ahmad Magrey and others.
While addressing the rallies G.A. Mir said that prohibition order imposed on civilian movement on Highway twice in a week has created restlessness among the people and the orders need to be revoked forthwith to ensure people do not suffer. He said the prohibition orders in the not in the interest of people, besides it will badly affect the business community both in Jammu and Kashmir.
Referring to the upcoming parliamentary elections in the State, G A Mir emphasized the people to rise to the occasion to defeat communal and fascist by exercising their franchise in favour of the Congress party Candidate, for the fact, it is the Congress Party alone which can defeat the forces inimical to unity and harmony in the Country and State. My appeal to you is a vote for Congress Party as we have served the people and will continue to serve them to the best of our ability, Mir told the gathering.
Lashing out at PDP ( Peoples Democratic Party) for mis-governance and misrule in the State, G A Mir accused it’s leadership over comprising on people trust saying that it was the same PDP which had assured the people to defeat the BJP by not allowing them to make in order in Kashmir, but what happened after that was known to everybody. PDP aligned with the BJP for the sake of power, as a result, there was a resent among and anger among the people at large scale, resulting in the people of Kashmir valley lost trust in the democratic process.
Mir reminded the people of 2016 unrest during PDP BJP Rule in which thousands of people were wounded by pellets they were not even allowed to reach hospitals for their treatment, for which PDP is fully responsible. You need to understand that the upcoming elections provide you with an opportunity to respond to the betrayal and backstabbing of PDP by ensuring their defeat, Mir told the gathering.
Congress Party is confident of defeating the false-hood of BJP PDP and will not allow them to play with the emotions of the people, G A Mir added and made a fervent appeal to people in all the three regions to ensure the victory of Congress Party with a thumping majority.
Addressing the gather Former PCC President Peerzada Mohammad Syed that Congress Party has strengthened the unity, harmony and secular fabric in the country, never allowed anyone to harm the age-old tradition of brotherhood, but the present dispensation at Centre led by PM Narindera Modi has vitiated the atmosphere in the entire country by dividing people on religious basis, which has to be defeated to maintain communal harmony.
Peerzada appealed the gatherings at Kokernag and Achabal to vote for INC Candidate G A Mir and ensure his victory with a thumping majority.
Senior Leader and Ex. MLA Gulzar Ahmad Wani and Bashir Ahmad Magrey also addressed the elections rallies.
Those who were present on this occasion included Gulam Mohi U Din Bhat, Anayatullah Rather, Mohd Iqbal Mir Ali Mohd Mantoo, Block Presidents, Youth Leaders, PCC and DCC Leaders.