SRINAGAR: BJP national general secretary, and in-charge J&K and Ladakh, Tarun Chugh, on Monday said “despite negative propaganda by the Gupkar Gang, people are supporting BJP in Kashmir”.
Chugh, who is on a three-day visit to Kashmir valley, said in Srinagar that “propaganda of the Gupkar Gang have no takers in the Valley and the people are openly supporting the BJP in the ongoing District Development Elections (DDC) and Panchayat bye-polls”.
“Our party has a clear agenda of development and prosperity. We are not looters and have not deceived people like regional parties,” he said, as per a BJP statement.
The national secretary appealed to the people to “vote for the BJP and negate these opportunist political fringe groups to teach them a life lesson”, adding: “I have visited dozens of far-flung areas in Kashmir who are need of development and the BJP will empower them all.”
Chugh said: “It is a positive move that there is enthusiasm among people during the election. They are standing in long queues to cast their votes and it is the first time in the history of Kashmir that people are coming out without any fear and separatist pressures.”
“It is the biggest achievement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his leadership skills. We left no stone unturned to continue his vision and mission in the valley,” he added.
Chugh also met corporators at Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), and Mahila Morcha workers, and urged them to work for the people of Srinagar and smart city projects, the statement added.
“People will see a visible change in the coming years and the party will reach to every corner of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.