RAJOURI, Jan 29: BJP Rajouri unit held a meeting here today and took strong exception to the recent opposition of National Conference against the resolution passed in the Upper House of J&K Legislature.
This resolution was passed to honour Maharaja Hari Singh and to declare his birthday as a State holiday. Senior BJP leaders including Varinder Jeet Singh, BJP prabari district Rajouri, MLC Vibodh Gupta, Dinesh Sharma district president and Seh Prabari Rajinder Gupta were also present in the meeting.
These leaders strongly criticized National Conference for bringing disgrace to Maharaja Hari Singh and to the people of Jammu & Kashmir. The meeting passed a resolution and asked all the leaders of National Conference from Jammu to resign and to tender unconditional apology from the people of Jammu. The resolution passed during the meeting said that by opposing a historic resolution on Maharaja Hari Singh the leaders of National Conference specially from Jammu stand exposed as they have always betrayed the people of Jammu. The resolution further added that every one must understand these politicians whose only motive is to exploit the innocent people of Jammu.
Addressing the meeting Varinder Jeet Singh, Prabari District Rajouri described Maharaja Hari Singh as a visionary leader who never discriminated among Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. He said that Maharaja gave importance to merit and appointed best of leaders from all communities in his court, administration and the Army.
In his address MLC Vibodh Gupta said that Maharaja Hari Singh’s legacy as a ruler of a vast and diverse kingdom who loved his land and all his people is something we need to know and learn from. He said that Maharaja Hari Singh brought many reforms in the education sector as well and launched a chain of educational institutions throughout the State.