Hollow Slogans of  PDP & BJP  

History is witness, the regimes in power always pretended to be pro-people but in reality they proved to be more concerned about their own survival than the people they are elected for.

The recent coalition breakage between the BJP and PDP is an example, that politicians can do unexpected things  when it comes to building their bases on political grounds.   It is evident  that despite  sky level claims   of good coalition governance , political parties can  at  any point of time become enemies to each other by breaking their ties. That is what BJP did by ending its alliance with PDP, first cobbled for the larger interests of India, and now in order to gain political mileage for upcoming parliament elections in the country.

Claims were made by both the partners that J&K would get a financial support from centre and the development would be done on all fronts of under developed  sectors. The prime focus of claims, made by  the then  government was  employment to unemployed youth, uninterrupted electricity, road connectivity and resolution of political issues. According to the claims made by PDP,   to bring all the above issues on developmental tract , BJP- PDP coalition  was the only good option. 

But both the political slogans of coalition , Healing Touch as well as Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas, proved hollow. The coalition,  even after governing for more than three years , was not in a position to show   the   sign of any satisfactory  development in  any of the underdeveloped sectors. The unemployment is still as it was,  there is no regularisation of daily wagers nor is there development in the fields of road connectivity , power supply ,   efficient water supply and not to talk of normalcy. However you can see that  those employees who were normally working as regular permanent government employees  in the state were subjected to  mental agony by   debarring   them from 7th pay commission benefits. The said employees are the Rehbar–e-Taleem Teachers working under SSA, who have been given all the benefits, even 6th pay commission benefit, like other permanent government employees, but government tried to deprive  them from their much deserved seventh pay commission benefits. So one wonders , If  the government failed at all fronts to deliver the services to common people, then to what they  called “Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas”.

But it was BJP which, despite providing unsuccessful coalition governance, succeeded in improving their political prospectus for upcoming parliament elections by ending up the alliance with the PDP. Ironically BJP despite being a partner in the government for more than three years now claims that PDP led government failed to provide good governance.

All these statements from BJP  turned out as  hollow as those of PDP.

Azad Hussain


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