Jammu-Kashmir Non-BJP Parties Meeting: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah lashed out at the Modi government on Saturday (March 11). He accused the Center of dividing the country on religious lines and asked not to do so. Addressing the media in Jammu after presiding over the meeting of all parties except BJP in the Valley, he said, "Two communities should not be pitted against each other."
The meeting was held at Farooq’s residence
Former CM said, "We all should follow the principles of Gandhiji." Leaders of more than a dozen parties took part in the meeting called by Abdullah. The meeting took place at Farooq Abdullah’s residence. In the meeting, there was a discussion about the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and giving it the status of a full state. For this Farooq decided to raise his voice till Delhi. After the meeting, he told reporters, "Making Jammu and Kashmir a Union Territory from a full state is a tragedy for the country."
Now Farooq will meet the Election Commission
He said, "We will go to Delhi to meet the Election Commission to seek their help in holding the assembly elections soon and restoring statehood. We will also meet opposition leaders at the national level." he adds, "Today the Jammu Chamber of Commerce called a bandh against the property tax. In which lathicharge is being done on the youth. This shows that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is not good."
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