File picture of Congress chief P Chidambaram.
Senior Congress spokesperson P Chidambaram mentioned the Centre should additionally cease wanting on the mainstream political events and the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir as ‘anti-national’.
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- Last Updated: October 16, 2020, 20:43 IST
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The Congress on Friday demanded restoration of Article 370 and the rights of individuals of Jammu and Kashmir and welcomed the approaching collectively of mainstream regional events of the Union Territory. Senior Congress spokesperson P Chidambaram mentioned the Centre should additionally cease wanting on the mainstream political events and the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir as “anti-national”.
The assertion comes a day after mainstream political events in Jammu and Kashmir held a gathering and shaped an alliance for restoration of the particular standing of the erstwhile state because it existed earlier than August 5 final 12 months and in addition to provoke a dialogue between all stakeholders on the problem. “The coming together of mainstream regional parties of J&K to fight a constitutional battle to restore the rights of the people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh is a development that must be welcomed by all the people of India,” he mentioned on Twitter.
“The Congress also resolutely stands for restoration of the status and rights of the people of J&K. The arbitrary and unconstitutional decisions of the Modi government of August 5, 2019 must be rescinded,” the previous Home Minister mentioned. “The central government must stop looking at the mainstream parties and the people of J&K as secessionist or anti-national,” he mentioned.
After a gathering Thursday on the residence of National Conference president Farooq Abdullah which was attended by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Lone, Peoples Movement chief Javaid Mir and CPIM chief Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, the NC chief mentioned they determined to formalise the alliance and it was named ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’. The alliance will try for restoration of the constitutional place in respect of Jammu and Kashmir because it existed earlier than August 5 final 12 months, he had mentioned.