Over a dozen activists from Ganderbal join BJP
Ganderbal 08 Sep : More than a dozen political and social activists from Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday joined the BJP here, pledging to “strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the development of the Union Territory.”
new entrants into the BJP are from the National Conference and other parties including Majeed Mir Councilor Municipal Council Ganderbal, Imran Ahmed Bhat Sarpanch Rayil , Ghulam Mohammad Khan Panch Ward 01, Wasen Mir Qasim Khan Deputy Sarpanch, Gutlibagh Mumtaz Bano , Panch Gutlibagh Ward 01, Er Ajaz Ahmed Rather ,Ex District Secretary National Conference Abdul Rashid Ganie Deputy BDC Lar. “We have come to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister for the welfare of the region. Modi’s mission of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ has touched the lives of the minority communities and every section which was neglected for the past seven decades,” the statement said quoting the new entrants.
Welcoming them into the party fold, BJP General Secretary (Organization) Ashok Kaul said their joining will further strengthen the BJP in the valley and asked them to render their whole-hearted services for the benefit of common masses as representative of BJP in their respective areas.
“The BJP has gained confidence of every person cutting across the lines of region or religion. Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are fast moving on the path of peace and progress and BJP is here to ensure this,” Kaul said.
He said the Modi-led government has won hearts of minorities in the country, while other political parties in the past misused them and considered them as a mere vote bank.
On Replying the question Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood would be restored,
Koul said a commitment was made by Prime minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah “on the floor of the house” and that he was of the opinion it was “on the anvil”. “We believe that our leaders will fulfill the promises. We believe that statehood will be restored soon,” he said.
Present on the occasion were Shri Arif Raja, Shri Bilal Parray, Shri Ghulam Hassan, Shri Bashir Ahmed Bhat, Abid Hussain, Azmat Khan , Shiekh Rashid , Nazir Raina, Zahoor Ahmed, Tariq Zargar, Riyaz Ahmed Lone