‘Sinha Delegation’s Visit An Attempt To Fool Kashmiris’


Srinagar: Former Union minister for minority affairs and senior congress leader K Rahman Khan today said that both, central and state government is reluctant to normalise the situation in the Valley.

Khan also termed the two back to back visits of former union minister; Yashwant Sinha led delegation to Kashmir as ‘propaganda’.

While addressing a news conference at Hotel Pamposh in Srinagar said, “The delegation without any mandate of Government of India is only propaganda. It’s aimed to befool the people of Kashmir.”

He said that the government in centre as well as in the state were reluctant to normalize the situation in Kashmir. “Despite the tall claims of both the government that the initiative has been taken to resolve the Kashmir issue but on ground the claims felt ill,” Khan said.

Khan told reporters that Prime Minister Narendra Modi also visited Lahore to get the ties between the two neighbouring countries better but subsequently he forget the things.

“Besides, the mind sets of the two coalition parties are also different thereby they failed to tackle the prevailing situation in Kashmir,” he said.

Senior congress leader said that the UPA regime did their best for the peace and prosperity of the state.

Khan further stated that the claims made by PM Modi over demonetization of old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 also felt ill on ground. “Demonetization wasn’t meant to check black money but to collect the unpaid tax. It is not step against terror or any other offence but is simply a business that PM Modi carried out,” he said.

He said that with this demonetization, the poor section of the country has been left to face hardships. “Patients are dying, marriages are being cancelled, parents failed to deposit the school fees of their wards and what not happened due to it,” he said.
Khan said that PM must be made accountable for such happenings. “PM Modi earlier announced demonetization with an aim to check black money and other things but has now taken U-turn by saying that he wants to make the country cashless economy,” he said.

He said that despite the fact that 55 per cent people across the country have no bank accounts, how it is possible for Modi led regime to make the country cashless economy. “Modi is pushing the poor section of the society towards walls as the people here are being forced to face hardships to get their own money,” he said.

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