National Conference president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Sunday accused the BJP-led central authorities of pursuing a policy of “denialism” on Jammu and Kashmir, accusing it of presenting a rosy image of the violence-marred area.
Abdullah, a former chief minister, was talking to social gathering staff at Surankote within the border district of Poonch.
Referring to the current incidents of violence within the valley, he stated the safety scenario there has crumbled however “they (the central government) want to project normalcy to the world when it is the exact opposite.”
“What normalcy are they talking about? Is it normal that three Army soldiers get injured in a blast in Shopian, a non-local banker shot dead by militants in Kulgam, and another non-local labourer shot dead, and another injured by militants in Budgam in a single day,” he stated.
He stated step one to resolving an issue is to acknowledge that it exists.
“The party which is running the show at centre is living in denial. It wants everyone to keep their heads down and pretend all is well in Kashmir, including Kashmiri Pandits,” he stated.
Abdullah requested social gathering staff to work in tandem to make the social gathering stronger on the grass root stage.
Earlier, he made a short visit Hir Pura on Mughal highway and met a quantity of social gathering’s native unit functionaries.
“National Conference has witnessed rocky roads since its very inception but with the overwhelming support of people, it was able to tide over those challenging periods.
“As long as people are with us, no power can dislodge the National Conference which is not just a party, but a movement,” he stated.
The identical day, Abdullah additionally visited Sawijan-Gagrian close to zero line within the district to condole with the bereaved households who lost their members in a highway accident the day gone by.
Four folks, together with a minor woman, have been killed and 7 others injured when a cab fell right into a gorge in Sawjian village on Saturday. Meeting the households, Abdullah supplied particular prayers for the deceased, and in addition prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured, a celebration spokesperson stated.