SRINAGAR: Senior National Conference Leader and Former Minister Ajay Kumar Sadhotra said that BJP has failed to check the fast rise in unemployment, expressing serious concern over the fast rise in unemployment among youth in Jammu and Kashmir.
Sadhotra was addressing a public meeting at Sangrampur in Marh.
Sadhotra said in a statement said that frustration, disgust and disgruntles has housed the hearts and minds of the common youth, which can lead to further alienation and is not in the national Interest, J&K being the most sensitive border region of the country, the government should take effective measures to provide maximum employment opportunities to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sadhotra further alleged that youth is being pushed to the wall and a sense of insecurity and bleak future has gathered among youth.
He added BJP government has totally failed to solve the unemployment problem more overdue to Covid-19 this problem has further multiplied.
“BJP Govt is misleading youth by giving hollow slogans BJP has promised to provide two crore employment to youth every year but utterly failed and it proved to be a big joke with the youth of the country and a big Jumla,” said Sadhotra.
Sadhotra further said it is astonishing J&K Govt is making a mockery of the unemployment problem.
“First government announced 50000/- jobs to the youth of J&K but it also proved a big joke. Now the government have again coined a new hollow slogan, 80% youth to be given employment in absence of comprehensive employment policy this 80% employment in 5 years is again going to prove false hope,” said Sadhotra.
National Conference Leader said the unemployment problem is a very serious problem government should take it in the utmost seriousness by issuing a comprehensive employment policy so that youth being the future of the country and backbone gets a sense of security.
“The youth is pinning hopes on National Conference as NC has always tackled unemployment problem during its govt time to time seriously and it was a core issue for the NC government Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah Govt have made on spot recruitment in police keeping in view seriousness of the unemployed problem irrespective of caste, creed, religion and region Youth got jobs,” he said.
Sadhotra demanded bringing comprehensive employment policy for Jammu and Kashmir and on spot recruitment in police block-wise be done so that deserving young boys could get employment on the fast track.
“Others who spoke on the occasion are Ghar Singh Corporator, Rakesh Sharma, Romeshwar Sharma, Bhushan Sharma, Ditta Bhagat, Ajay Sharma, Vinay Gupta, Romesh Gill (Manka), Anil Singh Chib, Raj Maish and others,” said the statement.