JAMMU, Jan 16: While coming down heavily on PDP-BJP coalition Government for its failure at almost all the fronts, former Minister and PCC general secretary, Dr Manohar Lal Sharma, today described the coalition as ‘Bluff Masters’ befooling people of the State.
In a statement issued here today, Dr Sharma pointed out that the BJP and PDP coalition had been miserably failed in maintaining law and order and providing justice and equality to the people of the State in general, despite add on to the miseries and sufferings of the common man of the State of J&K.
The senior Congress leader said that the problems of the people are further risen day by day, whether it may be the case of basic amenities like availability of ration and sugar in Government depots, availability of power and potable water, non availability/shortage of medicine in Government hospitals and dispensaries, deteriorating condition of law and order and non-payment of wages to labour engaged under MGNREGA, non-payment of salaries to daily wagers and casual labourers, etc.
Dr Sharma further made a dig at BJP and described it as a party that has no respect for the rule of law as well as for those who voted for it and brought it into power for the first time in the history of Jammu and Kashmir. He further asked BJP to come clear on the agenda of alliance and tell whether the Government is still standing on the agenda of alliance or forgotten for the sake of power.
Flaying the Government for imposing vat and service tax on thousands of Vaishno Devi pilgrims as well Baba Amarnath Yatris through heli tickets, the PCC general secretary strongly demanded the Government to immediately withdraw the vat and service tax on pilgrims, ensure payment of pending wages to all type of workers in the Government sector and restoration of basic amenities to people.