PDP-BJP Govt executing agenda of divide in JK: KEA

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over recent developments like police escort to RSS processions and development of IIM in Jammu, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Chairman Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan Friday said the ruling PDP-BJP alliance is pushing the state to polarization.

Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) said, at a time Muharram mourners were beaten by police and mourning processions were not allowed on the traditional routes in Kashmir, the government deployed the same police to provide protection to the RSS bhakts who carried out provocative processions in Jammu region only to frighten the Muslim community in Jammu and Chenab Valley regions.

“This is nothing but the agenda of divide and to polarize the state towards the trifurcation as is being apprehended since the day this alliance came to power,” Khan said.

He said as if this all was not enough, New Delhi has sanctioned development of IIM in Jammu, where as Kashmir has been ignored again.

“Another controversy which has just erupted is over plan to enforce uniform civil code in India. What is this all aiming at? While Muslims elsewhere are being pushed to wall, the majority community of Jammu and Kashmir is being forced to fight  decisive battle on multiple fronts as our identify and existence both have come at stake,” Khan said.

Asserting that no force would be allowed to divide the state, Khan said: “Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh have been one state and will continue to be so till our last breath.”

He appealed the Indian civil society to come forward and support the cause of people of Jammu and Kashmir who are being unduly suppressed on every front only to please the agenda of Hindutva.

“The irony is that power hungry PDP leaders from Kashmir are more loyal than the king in executing the Hindutva agenda,” Khan said. (CNS)

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