NC Felicitates new MLCs; Says Support To BJP Proxy Exposes PDP’s Political Opportunism, Communal Agenda

KL Report


Felicitating the new members of their party for Legislative Counci, National Conference Thursday vowed  to carry forward its winning spree to logical conclusion and said that tone has been set for 2014.

The function was organised to felicitate Abdul Majid and Shoukat  Hussain Ganie  at Sher-i-Kashmri Bhavan after being declared victorious in the elections to Legislative Council.

Accusing Peoples Democratic Party for being opportunistic by supporting proxy candidate, senior NC leader and minister for Finance Abdul Rahim said, “Peoples Democratic Party’s opportunism reached zenith when it openly begged for four votes of Bharatya Janata Party in the Council elections to weaken National Conference”’, adding that, “nothing more could be expected of the party which owes its creation and existence to BJP. By hobnobbing and taking the side of BJP, PDP’s secular credentials have been exposed.”

Stating that the role of PDP has always been anti people, Rather referred to unprovoked firing at the funeral procession of Mirwaiz Maulvi Farooq resulting in the killing of 50 innocent people, saying nowhere in the world has ever a funeral been targeted. He also referred to Bijbehara killings which witnessed mayhem and said those responsible carnages were now pretending to be the Messihas of people.

“Seeing writing on wall, the PDP is now trying to ignite passions in its vain bid to defame National Conference”, he said, hoping the people will give them a reply they deserve for their political treachery.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Higher Education,  Mohammed Akbar Lone castigated PDP for its dubious role and referred to its joining hands with BJP will the sole objective of weakening National Conference which reflects the aspirations of the people.

“PDP had lost its nerves to such an extent that it shouldered the responsibility of casting the vote in favour of BJP in the  Council elections to two of its senior leaders, Deputy Speaker Mohammed Sartaj Madni and Nizam-ud-Din Bhat indicating lack of faith and confidence in others and expecting defiance.

Lone asked the party cadre to unite and fight the machinations o communal and opportunist forces who were deriving their strength from the forces which were inimical to the interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Provincial President National Conference  Devender Singh Rana questioned the standing of PDP and said it is fast losing its whatsoever base in the State politics because of its deceit and duplicity.

He gave a clarion call to the party workers across the state to root out opportunist politicians saying have brought miseries to the people at a time when they needed care and compassion. He predicted dismemberment of PDP in the next elections, saying the symptoms are quite visible when in desperation of power it has started joining the hands of communal forces.

He also referred to BJP-PDP nexus in the Council elections and said this reflects the larger plan of the party to enter into covert alliance with it with sinister objective of grabbing the power by hook or crook.

Provincial President,  Nasir Aslam Wani said the victory of National Conference candidates in the Council elections is triumph of the people and envisioned big shock for the opposition in 2014 elections. He said the party cadres has reactivated at the grass roots level to wipe out opportunist politicians who have befooled the people in different guises.

The newly elected MLCs also spoke on the occasion and expressed their gratitude to the party leadership especially Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for reposing faith in them. They took a resolve of further strengthening the party and ensuring massive victory for the National Conference candidates in South Kashmir.


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