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Forthcoming elections will characterize recourse of state for next half a decade: Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Meets delegation of fire affected traders in Telengana


KNS

Srinagar, Mar 15 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday highlighted the need of forging unity across the state to trounce the divisive agenda of the BJP and its ilk saying that the forthcoming general elections are significant as it will characterize the recourse of the state for next half a decade.
Party president while addressing delegations from Anantnag, Srinagar, Magma, Beerwah, Pulwama and Shopian here at party head quarters Nawa- e- Subha, Srinagar said, “It is high time for the people of all the regions across the state to put up a strong front against the divisive agenda of the RSS –BJP in the state. I am sure that the people of state will give befitting reply to the RSS and its ilk. If the people don’t forge unity at this time, the posterity will never forgive us. It is for us to bequeath our coming generations a peaceful future. The forthcoming general elections afford the people an opportunity to secure themselves a peaceful future shorn of communal strife.”
Among others party general secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, G N Ratanpuri, Dr. Sajad Uri, and Mushtaq Guroo were also present on the occasion.
Party president said that the people of state should not fall prey to the divisive agenda of communal forces. “These forces directly and indirectly will try to vitiate the atmosphere but we as a peace loving society should not allow ourselves get swayed by their malicious propaganda,” he said adding “In the forthcoming elections people of the state will give befitting reply to such forces as are contriving to create wedge between various regions of the state.”
Meanwhile a delegation of traders whose stalls had suffered from conflagration in an incident fire in Hyderabad called upon the party president here at party head quarters and apprised him about the failure of the Telengana Government to recompense their losses.
Party president made on the spot phone call to the chief minister of Telengana and home minister of Telengana and urged them to provide compensation to the affected traders. Party president also dispatched a letter to the home minister of Telengana asking him to provide succor to the affected traders.
Pertinent to mention here that party vice president had already spoken to the working president of Telengana Rashtra Samiti KT Rama Rao and sought succor to the affected Kashmiri traders whose stalls had suffered from conflagration. (KNS)