Srinagar: Disgruntled BJP leader Hari Om Friday claimed that Mehbooba Mufti is not acceptable as Chief Minister to the people of Jammu particularly to the ardent workers of Bhartiya Janata Party.
In a statement to CNS, Hari Om said that Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir has hinted that his daughter Mehbooba will lead the State sooner or later and this has evoked resentment among the people of Jammu and BJP workers.
The announcement has rattled and alarmed the general public in Jammu province and upset the genuine workers of the BJP. They have in one voice said Mehbooba Mufti is not acceptable to them. Hari Om said.
He alleged that incumbent Chief Minister, Mufti Sayeed, has already caused an irreparable damage to the paramount national interest in the state by advocating the Pakistani cause.
The national interest and the interests of the people of Jammu province would be further fatally injured and jeopardized in case Mehbooba Mufti is made the Chief Minister, he said.
Her elevation to the top executive post in the militant and separatist-infested state will not only completely destroy the BJP in Jammu province and further complicate matters in the restive Kashmir Valley, but would also greatly help the hostile neighbour push forward its sinister agenda in the state where the situation has already worsened owing to the PDP-led coalition governments very soft approach towards Pakistan and its Kashmir-based agents and other anti-national elements in the Valley, many BJP leaders told me, and very rightly. CNS
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