11 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 11 September 2022

Will not mislead on Article 370: Azad at Kashmir rally

Baramulla , September 11 : As he prepares to launch his party, former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said he will not mislead people over the issue of Article 370 as only a government with a two-thirds majority in Parliament can ensure the restoration of the provision. Azad knows what can and cannot be done. I or the Congress party or three regional parties cannot give you back Article 370, neither can (TMC chief) Mamata Banerjee, or DMK or (NCP chief) Sharad Pawar, Azad said in his maiden rally in Kashmir Valley after quitting the Congress last month.

NC will continue fight for restoration of Article 370: Omar

Jammu , September 11 : National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Saturday said his party will continue fighting democratically, constitutionally and politically for restoration of Article 370. The former chief minister said he believes the NC, which has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the decision announced by the Centre on August 5, 2019, has a strong case. We are not on the roads or misleading the public or taking the law in our hands for restoration of Article 370.

Iltija advocates dialogue with Pak, Hurriyat

Jammu , September 11 : PDP chief Mehbooba Muftis daughter Iltija Mufti on Sunday advocated dialogue with Pakistan and Hurriyat Conference for the permanent resolution of Kashmir issue. She also suggested opening of Jammu and Kashmir borders and implementation of self-rule to make the region an economic hub and a gateway between central Asia and India. People of J&K are very much politically aware.

Terror-free, corruption-free, transparent system has replaced uncertainty, nepotism & corruption in J&K: LG Sinha

Srinagar , September 11 : Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday addressed an event 'Badlte Bharat mein Nikharta Kashmir' organized in memory of one of the outstanding writers Shri Dushyant Kumar at Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Remembering Shri Dushyant Kumar, the Lt Governor said that he made an enormous contribution to enrich the literary and cultural heritage of the country, which provides an unending source of energy and motivation to people. The Lt Governor appreciated the Dushyant Kumar Foundation for organizing a seminar on the changing scenario of Kashmir in the virtuous memory of the great literary personality.

Altaf Bukhari appeals people to bring change, reject politics of polarization

Samba September 11 : Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari has appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to cast their votes in favour of Apni Party for the protection of their future generations rights by rejecting the politics of polarization which has already damaged the historic State. Altaf Bukhari was speaking at a joining programme which was organized at Ward Number - 9, Bari Brahmana. In this programme, Vice Chairman Municipal Committee, Bari Brahmana, Tarsem Lal Bhagat alongwith his dozens of supporters joined Apni Party in presence of Party President Altaf Bukhari Sahab, Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir, State General Secretary, Vijay Bakaya and Provincial President, Jammu, S. Manjit Singh.

BJPs move of disfranchising, disempowering J&K people will be foiled unitedly: Sadhotra

Jammu September 11 : Saying that the National Conference will resist the nefarious BJP move of including 25 lakh outside voters in Jammu and Kashmir, former minister and senior party leader Mr Ajay Kumar Sadhotra today questioned the intent of the Centre in depriving the people of their identity and culture bartering their rights on lands and jobs. Exposed over anti-J&K machinations, the BJP took refuge in seeking the transfer of the Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir who made public the game-plan of including 25 lakh new voters to disempower the people, Mr Sadhotra said while addressing a public meeting presided by Thakur Khajoor Singh Manhas at Patoli in Jammu North Assembly Constituency, and hailed the resolve of the all-party meet held here yesterday under the chairmanship of Dr Farooq Abdullah in denouncing the proposed move of inclusion non-J&K voters and fighting it out unitedly. He said mere transfer of an official of the Election Commission is not a guarantee that the BJP will shed its nefarious agenda of vitiating democracy in Jammu and Kashmir.

Vakil flays government for delaying Assembly elections in J&K

Srinagar September 11 : Jammu and Kashmir People's Conference Senior Vice President and former Minister Abdul Gani Vakil has accused the central government of deliberately delaying holding of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and said that leaving the people of Jammu and Kashmir at the mercy of officers is against democratic values. He said that on the one hand, the UT government has completely failed to redress public issues and on the other hand, the people of Jammu and Kashmir are not given the opportunity to elect their own government which does not bode well for democratic values and norms. Vakil while addressing meeting of prominent workers in Eidgah, Srinagar said that the delay in conducting the elections has pushed the people of J&K away from the mainstream instead.