Azad Asks Govt To Bring Restoration Of J&K Statehood Bill In Parliament

12Shares

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad – File Pic

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister J&K and Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has asked the Government of India to bring restoration of statehood in J&K bill in parliament.

“Scrapping of Article 370 was done unilaterally and the state was downgraded. The Prime Minister, Home Minister have promised that statehood would be restored in J&K. This is the time to bring a bill in Parliament regarding restoration of statehood in J&K,” he said during his speech in a virtual meeting of All Parties.

“DDC and Panchayat elections were held recently. Now they should have no excuses to grant statehood to J&K.

He asked the Government of India to give power to the elected representatives and said that it is not good to give unlimited power to officers in a place which has borders with China and Pakistan where the situation is bad there.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


KO Web Desk

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS