Expose anti-weaker section policies of BJP Govt: Patil

AICC gen secy, Rajni Patil at a function of Mahila Cong in Jammu on Tuesday.
AICC gen secy, Rajni Patil at a function of Mahila Cong in Jammu on Tuesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 10:Exhorting the party workers to expose anti-weaker sections policies being pursued by BJP NDA Government at the Centre, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary incharge J&K, Rajni Patil today regretted that females and marginalized sections are the worst victims of the BJP’s pro-corporate policies.
Addressing a gathering organized by Pradesh Mahila Congress to observe `Dalit-Mahila Utpeedan Diwas’ to highlight atrocities on females and Dalits across the country, Patil pointed out that in the BJP ruled States marginalized sections are facing atrocities as BJP leaders have been found involved in shielding those who are responsible for committing such atrocities.
During the gathering Mahila Congress under the leadership of its chief and former MLA, Indu Pawar also started a signature campaign against atrocities on Dalits and females.
Rajni Patil said that Congress is organizing such programmes across the nation to educate people about BJP’s anti-weaker sections policies. She regretted that with much publicity, the BJP had started `Beti Bachao, Beti Padao’ campaign but in reality BJP leaders are themselves involved in committing atrocities on females. She also made it a point to highlight infamous Hathras incident of UP where BJP leaders were found involved in protecting those who were indulged in committing heinous crime.
Speaking on the occasion, PCC chief appreciated Mahila Congress for organizing this programme to expose BJP. He called upon Mahila Congress activities to organize such programmes at district level to aware the people about BJP’s real face.
Pradesh Mahila Congress president Indu Pawar said that this programme is organized as par national wide campaign against atrocities on females and weaker sections. She assured the party leadership that similar programmes would be organized at district level by mobilizing Dalits and females to take on BJP for committing atrocities on these sections of the society.
Meanwhile, Congress held a ‘Signature Campaign’ in Jammu East Constituency to oppose the new land laws of J&K. The program was organised by former minister J&K Yogesh Sawhney and Ritu Choudhary, Corporator, Ward No. 7.
Rajni Patil, Sudhir Sharma, former minister Himachal Pradesh and secretary AICC In-Charge J&K and Ghulam Ahmad Mir, PCC chief led the campaign and sought public signatures to oppose the new land laws which were rolled out recently by the BJP Government at the Centre concerning sale and buying of land in the Union Territory of J&K.
Prominent PCC leaders Raman Bhalla, Kanta Bhan, Ravinder Sharma, Manmohan Singh, Rajnish Sharma, Arvinder Singh Micky, Vinod Sharma, Gurdarshan Singh, and Gajjan Singh, Tirlok Singh Bajwa, Hussain Ali, Vaid Mahajan were present at the Signature Campaign.
Patil announced that Congress would gather one crore signatures from J&K against the newly passed land laws and farm laws to showcase people’s disapproval of the Government’s policies and seek their repeal. She attacked the BJP for giving the country “black laws” which would dismantle the agricultural sector for the farmers.