Azad asks Govt to bring restoration of J&K statehood bill in parliament

" Give power to elected representatives"

Srinagar, Jan 29 (KNS): Former Chief Minister J&K and Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today asked the Government to bring restoration of statehood in J&K bill in parliament.

"Scrapping of Article 370 was done unilaterally and state was downgraded. Prime Minister, Home Minister has promised that statehood would be restored in J&K. This is the time to bring a bill in Parliament regarding restoration of statehood in J&K," he said during his speech in virtual meeting of All Parties.

"DDC and and Panchayat elections were held recently. Now they should have no excuses to grant statehood to J&K.

He asked the Government of India to give power to the elected representatives and said that it is not good to give unlimited power to officers in a place which has border with China and Pakistan where situation is bad there. (KNS).

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