Rahul Gandhi ‘concerned’ over prevailing situation in J&K

Gulmarg Feb 19: Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi (MP) Sunday chaired a meeting of Party leaders, DistrIct Presidents of Kashmir and exhorted them to work for the betterment of people.

Gandhi expressed serious concern over the difficulties confronting people in absence of the democratic system in J&K while slamming the Govt for snatching the rights of people.

According to a statment, reads that Rahul Gandhi in a meeting with the party leaders,and district Presidents of Kashmir expressed serious concern over the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir while slamming the Centre Govt for failing people on all counts. Gandhi said J&K was divided into to UTs against the wishes of the people besides they are being abandoned of their democratic rights by the BJP aiming to hide its (BJPs) wrong policies and utter failure on all fronts, but the Congress shall continue to fight for the democratic rights of the people and ensure justice to them, he said.

Gandhi slammed the current eviction drive in J&K terming it BJP’s deliberate move to divert attention of the people from real issues especially rising unemployment, unprecedented price hike and other developmental issues concerning people.

Gandhi also expressed confidence that people especially the youth are joining the Congress party given its pro people policies urging Party leaders to keep their doors open for those wishing to join Congress and encourage them to work for the wellbeing of the people.

Gandhi told the Party cadre that he (RG) will continue to visit J&K as that he feels their pain and anguish, he will leave no stone unturned to ensure justice to people of J&K, who have undergone enormous hardships due to the wrong policies adopted by the BJP Govt towards J&K, Gandhi added.

Speaking on the occasion AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi urged the party leaders to work hard to strengthen the Congress party at grass roots and perform their legitimate role to resolve people’s issues, for the fact, Congress Party is an instrument of service to the people.

AICC Incharge Rajni Patil (MP) and JKPCC President Vikar Rasool Wani briefed Rahul Gandhi about the organizational affairs and activities in J&K.

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