Tribune Information Service
New Delhi, October 16
The Congress on Friday threw its weight behind the newly carved out alliance of Jammu and Kashmir mainstream events lending its voice to their demand for the restoration of Article 370 within the erstwhile state.
A day after six mainstream J-Ok events fashioned The Individuals’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration to press for the return to pre-August 5, 2019, standing of J-Ok, Congress veteran and former House Minister P Chidambaram welcomed the event saying the “arbitrary and unconstitutional choices taken on August 5, 2019, ought to be rescinded.”
The Parliament had on the given day scrapped Article 370, which had given particular constitutional standing to J-Ok, and handed a Invoice bifurcating the state into UTs of JK and Ladakh.
“The Congress resolutely stands for restoration of the standing and rights of the folks of J&Ok. The arbitrary and unconstitutional choices of the Modi authorities of August 5, 2019, have to be rescinded,” mentioned Chidambaram.
He mentioned the approaching collectively of mainstream regional events of J-Ok to struggle a constitutional battle to revive the rights of the folks of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh is a improvement that have to be welcomed by all of the folks of India
“The central authorities should cease trying on the mainstream events and the folks of JK as secessionist or anti-national,” he mentioned.
J-Ok Congress chief Ghulam Mir had, nevertheless, not attended the assembly held at former state CM Farooq Abdullah’s Gupkar residence the place six events — NC, PDP, Individuals’s Convention, JK Individuals’s Motion, ANC and CPM — have been represented.