x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Punjab police launch hunt for Al-Qaeda commander Zakir Moosa | Bullet-riddled body of civilian, abducted by terrorists, found in J&K's Pulwama | Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide that killed millions | NIA likely to probe Parihar brothers killing | Facing non-bailable warrant, accused contesting elections of MC Chairman | Collectors initiate process for land acquisition 'illegally' | Building constructed 2 years ago, HSC Lian Bagoon yet to start functioning | Political progress more important than mere polls: Mehbooba | Housing Society colony at Mishriwala proves a mirage | Security agencies on tenterhooks for Panchayat polls, red alert sounded | Posted at periphery districts, operate from Jammu | PHQ issues circular on relieve of transferees | RDD authorities unhappy with employees' lack of dedication | Guv calls for coordinated efforts to get state back on development track | BJP MP from Ladakh resigns | Chander Mohan elected Mayor, Purnima Deputy Mayor of JMC | New power schedule irks Baramulla residents | Govt can widen consideration zone in selection process: HC | DEO Rajouri puts 11 employees on notice for missing election training | Arvind Kumar resigns from legal cell of local unit | 5 receive injuries in oxygen cylinder blast at JP Chanderkote | 2 militants held in Poonch district part of LeT module: SSP | People of Surankote stages protest | ACB books I/C TSO Jammu in DA case | Searches operation go in vain | DB directs State to examine possibility of making available alternative land | PIL regarding policy for maintaining student-teacher ratio in schools | DB reverses Judgment of Writ Court, upholds appointment under RBA Category | Several teams formed to nab Pathankot car snatchers: Police | DB grants two weeks time to file compliance | Elections for Chairman of AJKTWA to be held on Nov 25 | District level athletics meet organized at Udhampur | Excise Department organizes awareness prog for illicit distillers | Salal selected as 'Best Rated Power Station' of the year | World Philosophy Day Celebrated at SMVDU | Family of Kathua victim drops lawyer, says she seldom came to court | Navin Choudhary inspects Seed Multiplication Farm Chinore | Vyas directs for fast-paced digitisation of records, Jamabandis | Several delegations call on Advisor Sharma | Navin Choudhary inspects Seed Multiplication Farm Chinore | Govt constitutes panels for effective implementation of Central power sector schemes | Dental camp held | Bharti Foundation Management visits GSSS | The Indian Army: An epitome of courage and selfless devotion to duty | Ram Madhav trespassing into domain of constitutional authorities: Harsh | National seminar on "Boost Socio Economic Status of Rural India" organized | Eating discarded food from the garbage a social injustice | JKUPM castigates those spreading communal hatred | Interaction on 'Grassroot Level Innovations' held at JU | Infiltrators told to carry heavy arms and ammunition to Kashmir | Delegation of JKGPA calls on Drug Controller | Multi speciality medical checkup camp organized | BVP organizes Bharat Ko Jaano quiz competition | Vishwa Bharati celebrates Children Day | NMC expresses concern over delay in accept recommendations of ALC | Free medical camp organized | Excise Department organizes anti-drug rally | We have strengthened Compliance framework by creating separate compliance vertical: Chairman | JK Bank share finds favor with stock market analysts | Several delegations, individuals meet Advisor Kumar in Civil Secretariata | JDU inaugurates Jammu district Office | Massive search operation continues near LoC in Kupwara woods | 'Five acres of land retrieved during anti-encroachment drive in Samba ' | SHO, his team had narrow escape in Zojila pass avalanche | Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 17 bovines rescued | Drug peddler held with 3 kg poppy straw | Power shut down | Weather likely to improve in J&K | Div Com issues avalanche warning | Panchayat election preparations finalized, first phase election on 17 Nov | Vikram Singh Labha file nomination for Sarpanch Candidate | Sharma files nomination as Sarpanch candidate from Panchayat Gho Brahmana | Choudhary files nomination as Sarpanch candidate from Panchayat Chak Slarian | Sat Paul file candidature for Sarpanch Pasgal | Star Eleven and Samar Cricket Club register wins in 7th Eid Diwali Milan Cricket Cup | DPS Jammu wins Runner-Up trophy in debate competition | State Level Wushu Championship inaugurated | State Taxes Deptt employees shine in Roller Skating Championship | Two artists from Jammu participated in Art Exhibition Amritsar | Lord Mahavira Playway School celebrates Children Day | Kalabharati organizes Handwriting and Essay Writing Competition | Back Issues  
 
news details
Dogras suffered most in BJP rule: Harsh
9/11/2018 9:59:28 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Sept 11: While Jammu region continued to be neglected and deprived by successive state govts in the past, the dogra pride and honour received the deadliest blows during the saffron rule in the state and the centre, said Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister.
And whereas the BJP rule witnessed slew of measures announced for stone-pelters with benefits of SRO-43 and ex-gratia, rehabilitation polices for surrendered militants including unilateral ceasefire, FIRs against armed forces, shelving of Sainik Colony and KP Composite Township projects, grant of lion's share in recruitments to Kashmir youth, sanction of whopping Rs. 15881 crore for Kashmir metro for appeasement of separatists, the issues of Jammu region contrarily failed to find even a mention during the 3½ year saffron rule.
"The intentions of BJP became abundantly clear at the beginning itself when it failed to incorporate any of its election promises in the Agenda of Alliance (AOA) and rather gave legitimacy to the bizarre slogans of 'Jhelum Vally' and 'Pir Panchal regions' by mentioning them in the common minimum programme of the govt. And thereafter started the process of demeaning and diminishing of Jammu by denying it not only its legitimate share in employment, development etc but by ruthlessly trampling upon our very self respect and dignity as well, said Harsh. He was addressing largely attended public meetings in Roop Nagar and Bantalab wards of JMC today.
"Rasana episode is a grim reminder of the BJP's wicked politicking and its extremely petrifying conduct while in power. Rather than coming to the succour of the people seeking a fair trial in the said case through CBI, the BJP chose to ignore the popular dogra sentiment by taking sides with Kashmir centric forces. And all this notwithstanding the fact that District Kathua had given an overwhelming and unprecedented mandate to the saffron party.
The dogras were again betrayed by BJP over the issue of declaration of holiday on 23rd September, the birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh which was another popular demand of the people of Jammu irrespective of their religious or political affiliations. And likewise, the people of Jammu had to resort to agitational course for getting the AIIMS project which though earlier sanctioned for Jammu had been conceded to Kashmir by the power hungry leaders. The BJP rule again witnessed the sanctioning of 49 posts of Kashmir language in Jammu's Degree Colleges forcing the dogras yet again to take to streets for getting dogri introduced in Jammu colleges", maintained Mr. Singh.
He said that even earlier BR Sharma the then Chief Secretary and another upright Dogra officer was unceremoniously removed in saffron rule without assigning any reason. Similarly another top Dogra bureaucrat Anil Goswami was unceremoniously sacked by BJP led govt. in Delhi. Not only that the central rule imposed upon J&K through the Governor declined to take any Dogra personality as Advisor to Governor, he lamented. And while the plum postings even in Jammu region had been given to Kashmir based officers, the Dogra officers were either made to work in most difficult and challenging situations in Kashmir or given insignificant postings in Jammu region.
"The deceit and dishonesty remained the hallmark of BJP rule with its ministers working overtime to keep Mehbooba Mufti in good humour at the cost of aspirations of their Jammu electorates. The injustice and injury caused to dogras are not that upsetting. Most distressing has been the breach of trust and insult to our self esteem and pride" said Harsh adding that herculean efforts would be required to straighten the dents inflicted upon the dogra pride. Support Panthers to uphold dogra pride and honour, appealed Singh who was greeted with thunderous applause by huge gatherings at both the meetings. Prominent among those who spoke on the occasion included Satpal, Randeep Singh, Gagan Pratap, Parshotam Parihar, Shanker Chib, Shakti Singh, Satvir Singh, Partap Singh, Aditya Hans, Anoop Singh besides others.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU