Senior Congress chief P Chidambaram on Friday welcomed the political alliance shaped by the mainstream events of Jammu and Kashmir to name for restoration of the particular standing of the erstwhile state because it existed earlier than August 5 final 12 months.
Farooq Abdullah on Thursday mentioned Kashmiri leaders have formalised an alliance that has been named the ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’. He mentioned the alliance will attempt for restoration of the constitutional place in respect of Jammu and Kashmir because it existed earlier than August 5 final 12 months.
In a collection of tweets, Chidambaram additionally mentioned that his occasion “resolutely stands” for the restoration of the standing and rights of the folks of Jammu and Kashmir.
“The approaching collectively of mainstream regional events of J&Okay to combat a constitutional battle to revive the rights of the folks of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh is a improvement that should be welcomed by all of the folks of India,” he mentioned. “The Congress additionally resolutely stands for restoration of the standing and rights of the folks of J&Okay.”
The Congress additionally resolutely stands for restoration of the standing and rights of the folks of J&KThe arbitrary and unconstitutional choices of the Modi authorities of August 5, 2019 should be rescinded
— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) October 16, 2020
“The arbitrary and unconstitutional choices of the Modi authorities of August 5, 2019, should be rescinded,” he mentioned.
“The central authorities should cease trying on the mainstream events and the folks of J&Okay as secessionist or anti-national,” added the previous finance minister in one other tweet.
Chidambaram’s feedback got here a day after mainstream political events in Jammu and Kashmir held a gathering and shaped the Folks’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration for restoration of the particular standing of the erstwhile state and to provoke a dialogue between all stakeholders within the challenge.
‘Alliance guided by anti-India forces’
Nevertheless, the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday alleged that the alliance has been shaped on the instructions of Pakistan and China and guided by “anti-India” forces, warning that the alliance companions should face severe penalties for any “misadventure”.
“Gupkar alliance has been shaped on path of Pakistan and China. It’s being directed and guided by anti-national forces,” mentioned Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief Ravinder Raina.
He mentioned the formation of the alliance by the NC and the PDP “is an agenda of anti-national forces that wish to destabilise the state of affairs within the Kashmir valley”.
“We’ll by no means ever enable the agenda of the Gupkar alliance to be applied in J&Okay and permit it to succeed,” he mentioned. He additionally warned the alliance companions that if any misadventure and “anti-national” agenda is carried out, they should face severe penalties.
“We is not going to tolerate it. For free of charge their nefarious designs will likely be allowed to succeed,” he mentioned.
Raina mentioned a conspiracy is being hatched by the Abdullahs and Muftis in opposition to the nation.
The alliance got here into form on Thursday at a gathering held on the Srinagar residence of Nationwide Convention president Farooq Abdullah, which was attended by former chief ministers Omar Abdullah and PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti, Peoples Convention chairman Sajad Lone, Folks’s Motion chief Javaid Mir and CPIM chief Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami.
On August 4 final 12 months, all main political events in Kashmir, besides the BJP, had met on the residence of Farooq Abdullah amidst uncertainty and stress within the erstwhile state because the Centre had rushed extra paramilitary forces there whereas asking all vacationers together with Amarnath pilgrims to go away the Valley as quickly as doable. The joint assertion issued by the political events, expressing concern over the state of affairs, got here to be often called the Gupkar Declaration.
The Centre revoked the particular constitutional standing of the state and likewise bifurcated it into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. In a observe up, the political events had met once more in August this 12 months and vowed to combat for restoration of the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir.
(With inputs from PTI)