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Poll participation triggers crisis between NC, Congress
9/19/2018 9:59:05 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Sept 19: National Conference on Wednesday called Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir's remarks on NC decision of staying away from upcoming ULB polls as outrageous and far from the truth.
Calling his utterances politically motivated, NC Provincial Spokesperson said, "Its sad that the Congress chief had to make such malafide targeted accusations on our recent announcement of not participating in local body polls. Congress chief had called NC decision as part of a 'larger conspiracy'. The very identity of the state is under threat and it is NC which has taken the fight head on."
"It would have been better if Congress had supported parties from J&K in their attempts to safeguard interests of State subjects," spokesperson said. He added that by using words like conspiracy, JKPCC was drawing attention towards their own intentions and selfish motives.
Imran alleged that Congress was responsible for the erosion of J&K's special provisions and by issuing a statement like the present one, the party had once again made clear its apathy. "If we start reminding people of their history with regard to J&Ks Special status a lot of old and painful wounds will be reopened," Imran said adding, "Congress has been responsible for eroding most of the constitutional guarantees that the state enjoyed and the situation in the state now is more because of them."
"The state is going through a very sensitive phase. The very identity of our state is under threat "The special status of J&K is enshrined in the Constitution and it cannot be tampered with. Our party president Dr Farooq Abdullah has echoed the sentiment of every state subject and we will not hesitate to protest in every nook and corner of the State if any tinkering is done with the State's special status. We are reaching out and spreading awareness throughout the state about our decision of staying away from polls," he said.
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