Jammu suffered a lot under present regime: Tara Chand
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Senior Congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said that Jammu suffered a lot under present regime and asked people to question BJP the achievements after abrogation of special status, down grading of the state and our rights to land and jobs.
Addressing monthly meeting of party delegates in Aijal Malal of Chhamb Constituency on Wedneday, Tara Chand said that people of Jammu region especially the youth feel betrayed by the BJP.
The BJP played with the sentiments of the people, who voted them to power, he said adding that Jammu and Kashmir was a historical state with much better living conditions than most states in the country, but now it has been pushed into an atmosphere of political uncertainty.
Tara Chand lashed out at the Centre for the unprecedented price hike and record unemployment besides failing to address the grievances of people of J&K on every count after promising massive development in garb of their wrong policies in J&K.
He claimed that so far present rule has been of “mismanagement, immense despair and agony” and the country today stands at a stage where the common people are suffering from the wounds inflicted by the government, where as Congress has been continuing its efforts to listen to grievances of aggrieved people in various areas of J&K.
Launching a frontal attack on the BJP Govt for celebrating ninth anniversary, Tara Chand said the hallmark of this government in the last nine years has been of “Bravado, rhetoric and hyperbole”.
Tara Chand asked the party activists to gear up their day today activities to address public issues and be ready for ensuing Panchayat and Local Body elections.
He said that all the functionaries must reach to the people in their respective areas and project their issues. Common man was suffering in the hands of the administration which has adopted an adamant attitude and is working on the line which is completely biased and anti people.
He exhorted party leaders and workers to get united to fight the communal forces. Urging them to strengthen the Congress party at grass root level, as it is the only party which has served and shall continue to serve the people.
Prominent among those who addressed the gathering include Member AICC Narinder Sharma, Spokesman Sahil Sharma, President BCC Jagattar Singh, Santosh Manhas, Bansi Lal Gupta, Suresh Sharma, Davinder Singh Bitu, Sarpanch Avtar Singh, Madan Lal Sharma, Sarpanch Kali Dass, Sarpanch Ishar Dass, Sakundia Devi, Kewal Sharma, Sarpanch Jagdish Sharma, Sarpanch Bachan Singh, Sarpanch Bachan Lal, Hans Raj Bulla and Sham Lal.