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Appropriate time for right thinking people to defeat communal forces: G A Mir

Pays floral tributes to Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary


Srinagar, Nov 19 (KNS): Lashing out at BJP RSS over vitiating atmosphere of harmony and brotherhood in the Country for power, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir has said this is the appropriate time for secular, right thinking people to defeat the designs of communal and fascist forces.
Mir was speaking at a function organized to commemorate 101 Birth Anniversary of Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Party headquarters Srinagar today, in which Congress Party functionaries and emphasized the Party cadres to defeat the designs of the Saffron Party, which is hell bent upon to divide people on religious and regional lines to serve it’s dirty political ends.
Addressing senior party functionaries, Mir while paying floral tributes to Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi expressed serious concern over the rising intolerance under BJP rule, which is being encouraged to polarize the situation for political gains, saying that the Secular Identity of the Country is in danger under BJP regime and time has come when all the right-thinking, secular people should rise to the occasion to defeat the communal and fascist agenda of Saffron Party, which can go to any extent for the sake of power.
Taking the opportunity of Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi, Mir reiterated his appeal to people to rise to the occasion to defeat the conspiracies being hatched by the BJP to divide people for electoral gains.
Recalling the services and sacrifices of Madam Gandhi, Mir said that Nation has lost a strong and a great leader in the assassination of Indira Ji.
Madam Gandhi popularly known as Iron Lady never compromised on the sovereignty of the Country, fought against all internal and external elements posing threat to Nation, he said
The contribution made by her in Nation building will always be remembered, leading the people of all shades at the path of peace, development and harmony, Mir added and said the best way to pay homage to Indraji is to strengthen the bonds of unity, harmony and brotherhood in the country, besides fighting against the forces, which are hell bent upon to divide the people on caste, region and religious lines.
Those who addressed the meeting included PCC Spokesperson Farooq Andrabi, Senior Leader G. N. Mir Lasjan, General Secretary Shameema Iqbal, District Presidents Haji Farooq Mir, Zahid Hussain Jan, Gulam Mohi U Din Bhat, Abdul Qayoom Shah, Farooq Ahmad Bhat, Sahil Farooq, Nissar Ahmad Khan, Mushtaq Bazaz, Mohd Yousuf Bhat, Shameema Raina, Nissar Ahmad Mundoo, Gulam Mohd Mir, Shaheena Nadaf, Jasbir Kaur, Basharat Nath, Asif Beigh, Gulshan, Shameema Khan, Sara Bilal, Haseena Ali, Irfan Naqashbandi, Ruhulla Gazi, Altaf Malik, Saira and others. (KNS)