BJP-PDP alliance responsible for unrest in J&K: Manohar

Excelsior Correspondent
KATHUA :  May 9:  Former minister and senior Congress leader  Dr Manohar Lal Sharma today alleged that  unholy BJP-PDP alliance was responsible for the unrest in the J&K State.
Addressing public gathering at Ladoli in Kathua today, Dr Sharma while taking serious note of the  deteriorating  situation in the State, said that both the Governments have miserably failed to control the situation.  He said, infact  alliance of PDP and BJP  are responsible for the unrest prevailing among the masses in the State. Youth are much frustrated as this Government has added to their woes, the Cong leader maintained.
Expressing serious s concern over the steep rise in militancy in State as many youth are being  lured towards the militancy  and  stone-pelting , Sharma said joining of educated youth  is  a matter of grave concern.   He said that this is the first time that  tourists from Chennai  were  targeted resulting in death of one person which marks a blot on already tarnished  image of State.
Dr Sharma alleged that BJP Govt led by Modi has no concrete policy to deal with the prevailing situation in J&K.  He further said there is no consistency in dealing with security of the country as well as  in State  whether it may be in dealing with terrorism and external   threats to the State .
He further alleged that BJP- PDP has miserably  failed to address the genuine problems of the people such as unemployment, the position of farmers , daily wagers,  Anganwadi workers  etc.  Disparity with other regions is leading to the anger in general public.
Prominent among others who spoke on the occasion included  Ashok Sharma former MLA Kalakote,  Subash Chander Gupta  – Kathua Distt president and  Ex MLC ,  Senior Adv Mohinder  K Bhardwaj,  Jagdish Sapolia  Ex- MLA,  Hari Om Singh (Retd Judge),  Vinod Mishra,  Naresh Sharma,  Zahid Malik, Kulbir Singh Pathania  and Aradhna Andotra.