Farooq Abdullah holds consultations with NC leaders from Jammu over consult with PM


Srinagar: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday held assessments with his party leaders from Jammu over the Centre’s invite to mainstream political celebrations in the union area for talks.

The NC leaders from the Jammu region stated they mean a single Jammu and Kashmir by maintaining its unity and integrity and by respecting the wishes and aspirations of its individuals.

The delegation was led by NC’s provincial president for Jammu Devender Singh Rana.

Speaking with reporters outside Abdullah’s home, Rana stated, “Our only stand is a single J-K, to preserve its unity and integrity and appreciating the wishes and aspirations of individuals of J-K.”

He said discussion and inclusiveness is a crucial and vital essence of democracy.

“Any discussion that can take us out of this morass and which will result in the welfare of the state of J-K and its people, we are all for it,” he said.

Fourteen leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, including Abdullah, have actually been welcomed to the meeting on Thursday to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to go over the future strategy for the union territory.

The meeting is the first such exercise since the Centre revealed the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Short article 370 of the Constitution and its bifurcation into union areas on August 5, 2019.

Rana stated the party leaders from Jammu have actually reposed faith in Abdullah as he is not just the president of the NC however also the highest leader of J-K.

“He (Abdullah) has actually ensured us that he will represent us and the people of J-K with his knowledge and he alone and alone can take this dialogue forward for welfare of the individuals of J-K and anything that is for the welfare of the individuals of J-K, ” he stated.

Rana said as far as the pluralistic Jammu is worried, it has its own aspirations and its own desires.

“We are for singular J-K, have always stood for the unity of J-K and fair justice to all regions and sub-regions of J-K and we will constantly hold the goals of all the individuals of J-K as much as for Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, ” he said.

Asked if the leader from Jammu area desire discussion with Pakistan as was pitched by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday, Rana stated he “will not enter the intricacies “.”Abdullah is choosing a discussion, it is a dialogue with the PM of India and it is an inclusive dialogue and we are very confident that it will lead to the betterment of the state of J-K, peace, progress and prosperity of J-K.

“We are for J-K, for the individuals of J-K. We are not here for any power politics, we are here for the individuals of J-K and we will always mean individuals of J-K, for their welfare, their growth, their development, ” he stated.

Asked if they anticipated the PM’s meeting will pave the method for holding Assembly elections in the Union Territory, Rana stated everything is not about elections.

“Right now, we are at the crossroads of history in J-K and discussion is the only way forward. There is no factor to screw up the discussion. We are choosing an open mind. Abdullah is the highest of the tall leaders of J-K … whether someone likes it or not, he is the best person matched to represent J-K and represent the goals of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, ” he said.

He added that the NC president has actually assured them that all three areas will be represented by him equitably and properly.

Rana likewise said individuals desire that the aspirations of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Ladakh should be appreciated.

Asked if he desired the remediation of statehood with special status, he stated, “Who does not want the state and of course, our own identity, our task securities and land securities.”

Published at Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:35:25 +0000