JKPCC slams BJP for undermining understanding and political sagacity of people of Jammu


JAMMU, Jan 14: JKPCC Chief GA Mir on Thursday claimed that BJP government in the midst of a collapsing economy, "turning a disaster into an opportunity to fill its coffers." He said despite lower international prices, the government has "broken all records of profiteering" by exorbitantly raising excise duty instead of passing on the benefits to common people, adding that every household was hurting due to the increased price of gas cylinders . He was addressing a public gathering on the occasion of Makar Sakranti at Gangyal ward-56 in presence of JKPCC Vice President Raman Bhalla, District Jammu President Yogesh Sawhney. Prominent among those present on the occasion include PCC Member Block President Satish Sharma, Block President Surinder Singh Dutt, Shamsher Singh, Sarpanch Kashmir Singh, OP Sharma, Nagar Mal, KK Sharma, Sarnam Singh, Baldev Singh Wazir, vijay Singh Chib, Kulbushan Sharma, Sanjay Sharma, Suman Preet Singh, Ludermani Sharma, Gotham Sharma, Vijay Khajuria, Vipan Sharma, Panch Parveen Kumar, Panch Ashwani Kumar, Panch Soma Devi, Panch Prabdyal, Panch Balwinder Kour, Panch Kuldeep Singh Panch Karan, Panch Vicky, SM Bittu beside other.
Speaking on the occasion, Mir said equipped with high degree of public good-will and robust booth level cadre Congress will emerge with flying colours and serve the people and steering the state to peace, progress and development. The recent poll outcome in DDC elections, the party contested is testimony of the public support, which is available in immense measure in J&K. JKPCC Chief slammed the BJP for twisting the statistics, and said this spoke of its fear and frustration in the wake of imminent rejection by the people of Jammu & Kashmir. In their enthusiasm, he added, the BJP leaders were forgetting that they have been rejected by people of J&K."Therefore, they have no reason to celebrate over the so-called edge in some constituencies," he said, reminding the BJP of their declining vote share in Jammu region.
Bhalla speaking on the occasion asked as to why the BJP governments at the Centre and in the state reduced the one-time settlement of POK refugees to a paltry Rs 5 lakh per family instead of the recommended Rs 25 lakh per family by the Congress-led government. BJP has "lost confidence" of the people of Jammu, and further said that due to this, the party's "ship will sink under its own weight". Slamming the BJP, he said that the ruling BJP in Jammu and Kashmir is the "first and the last political catastrophe". He further said that " Jammu cannot move forward with this baggage anymore". The next assembly elections will not only prove waterloo for the BJP but will witness the people's power of rejection with contempt in an immense measure," he said. Launching a scathing attack, he even said that the BJP has been "betraying" the people of Jammu and " exploiting them as a commodity"."The BJP has lost the confidence of Jammu by betraying the people and exploiting them as a commodity.

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