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Bureaucrats will never facilitate democracy, will see elected members as threat to them: Sajad Lone

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(Asian News Hub) – Amid protests by newly elected members of district development councils in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone on Tuesday said that bureaucrats will never facilitate democracy and they will see any elected member as threat to them.

According to the news agency—KNO, Sajad Lone tweeted that the protocol and  powers given to the newly elected DDCs was a disappointment and humiliation for them.

“DDC protocol powers disappointment – humiliation. Problem is the new stakeholder created by the union Govt post August 5- BUREAUCRAT Ever powerful. He/she will never facilitate democracy. will c anybody elected by people as a threat. This is simple analysis. And no rocket science,” tweeted.

Earlier, all the members of district development councils in Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory staged protests against the government’s orders about their honorarium and protocol at Jammu where they all had gathered to attend a training programme organized by the Rural Development Department.

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Restoration of Article 370 linked with Kashmir’s future generations; will fight for it all alone: Omar Abdullah

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‘We were expecting support from other political parties but they are silent; Unfortunate to see Azad saying it’s useless to talk about Article 370; If special status was hollow, why was it snatched, Our case before SC strong’

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(Asian News Hub) – Former chief minister of J&K and the National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah Monday said that restoration of article 370 was linked with the future generations of Kashmir and the NC will fight for its restoration all alone.

Addressing a public gathering at Kishtwar, Omar said that it was unfortunate to see silence of the parties who were otherwise expected to raise voice for the restoration of Article 370. “Let me tell you that restoration of Article 370 is linked with Kashmir’s future generations. Now that other parties are silent, we will fight for its restoration all alone,” he said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

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He said that it was unfortunate to see senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad stating that it was useless to talk about Article 370 as it has gone forever. “It was the Congress Prime Minister Pandit Jawhar Lal Nehru in whose time Article 370 was extended to J&K. Article 370 is Congress legacy and when there is hearing over it in the Supreme Court, you are announcing your own verdict,” Omar said, adding that J&K’s case in the apex court over Article 370 was very strong.

He said that Article 370 is linked with the people of J&K, their children, their land, and their property etc. “There is no question of keeping mum over it. If other parties have decided to remain silent, no problem, but NC will fight for it all alone along with the people of J&K,” he said.

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PDP creation of BJP leader L K Advani: Altaf Bukhari

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(Asian News Hub) – Former minister and Apni Party chief, Syed Altaf Bukhari on Monday said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the creation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani.

Talking to media persons, as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Bukhari said that PDP is nowhere visible on the ground. “I don’t see PDP anywhere on the ground,” he said when asked about elections in J&K.

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Slamming PDP, Bukhari said the party is creation of senior BJP leader L K Advani.

He alleged that the party is playing dirty politics to push the youth towards graveyard only.

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Govt ready to discuss all issues, answer all questions: PM Modi

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(Asian News Hub) – Ahead of the Winter Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government is ready to discuss all issues and answer all questions but the dignity of Parliament and the Chair should be maintained, PTI reported.

Speaking with reporters, he said citizens want Parliament to debate on issues of national interest and find ways for development of the country.

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He asserted that the government is ready to discuss all issues and also answer all questions.

The prime minister said the benchmark should be how the House functions and not how it is disrupted.

Voices against government policies should be forceful but dignity of Parliament and the Chair should be maintained, Modi said.He also urged people to stay alert in the wake of the new variant of COVID-19.

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