Exhorts people to visit Kashmir
Sonmarg: National Conference leader and MP Dr Farooq Abdullah Friday said people should ignore insurgency, overcome their fear psychosis and go ahead with their dream visit of Kashmir.
“Kashmir is paradise on earth but still people fear to travel to this region. Due to the violence and insurgency, people are not sure whether they go back alive. But, I am happy to see you made it a point to come here. Like you fought the fear and came here, you have seen how secure it is. The Yamraj (Angel of death) is everywhere why bother about him in Kashmir alone?”
Dr Farooq was speaking to a gathering at the closing ceremony of Greentech Foundation’s two days meet on Safety and Energy at the tourist resort of Sonmarg.
Referring to Coronavirus which crippled mighty nations like the USA, Dr Farooq said, “Our India has fared well, despite the highest poverty. Our scientific and medical community made our country proud he said.”
Giving hope to his Dr Farooq said, “We will get over insurgency soon. Keep faith. We have to survive and we make our nation survive.”
“God is neither in yemple nor mosque. God, the Allah is in every one of us. It is an earnest desire for all of us to live together and progress together. We made a nation that stands for all,” said Dr Abdullah.
“The holy Quran teaches us to respect each other, respect humanity. When you go back home make a new India, make India for all. Before I sleep I want to see a new India. The liberators of this nation, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru couldn’t see. But, I am optimistic and I would like to see a new India, the India that stands for all.”
Welcoming the gathering, Kamaleshwar Sharan, CEO of Greentech Foundation said, “what we hear about Jammu & Kashmir about safety is different from what we have been witnessing for the past couple of days. There is a perception gap. We need to correct this. We will spread a positive word about it. We will convey the ground reality of the region.”
150 delegates from across India and cross-section of industries participated in the meet. The delegates came from organizations like ONGC, NTPC Ltd, Dalmia Cement, HPCL, IIM Rohtak, Steel Authority of India Ltd, Lupin Ltd etc deliberated, said Sharan.
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