G-20 Summit, security scenario in J&K to be part of party’s political resolution

BJP UT Executive to meet on Jan 23

Avtar Bhat
JAMMU, Jan 20: Quick on the heels of party’s National Executive meeting held at New Delhi recently, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is holding its UT Executive Committee meeting at Kathua on January 23.
The UT Executive meeting will be preceded by party’s office bearers meeting at BJP Headquarters Trikuta Nagar here on January 22 which will set the agenda for Executive Committee meet and finalize the resolutions to be adopted in the Executive meeting.
According to sources, the political resolution among other issues will focus on prevailing political and security, scenario in J&K. Though no reference has been made in the National Executive meeting on holding of Assembly elections in J&K during this year, the party’s political resolution will, however, stress on early Assembly poll in the Union Territory of J&K, party sources told the Excelsior.
Sources said the BJP is for the holding of early elections in the UT so that there is a connectivity between people and public representatives as without a political Government people feel totally alienated. The party favors for early elections so that a democratically elected government is at the helm of affairs which has also been BJP’s commitment to people, they added.
Sources said the resolution will also appreciate Narendra Modi Government to head the G-20 which is holding 56 sessions in many cities of the country including J&K. The resolution, while giving all Kudos to Modi Government will term holding of the one sitting at Srinagar in J&K a historical development as it will help cultural exchange with the participating countries and also, they will know about India’s notion of unity in diversity, sources said, adding representatives of 29 nations are attending the meeting including nine countries which are special invitees.
Already two meetings of G-20 have been held -one at Kolkata in West Bengal and another in Mumbai in Maharashtra recently.
BJP’s political resolution which may describe holding of G-20 meet a milestone in J&K’s history will give full credit to Narendra Modi led Government for refurbishing country’s image at international level and term heading of G-20 as an extraordinary achievement of the present Government.
Sources said the meeting will likely be attended by party’s national general secretary, Tarun Chug, Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh, Seh Prabhari J&K BJP, Ashish Sood and it will be chaired by UT president of the party Ravinder Raina.
Sources said party chief spokesperson Sunil Sethi has been entrusted with the responsibility of framing the political resolution which will also throw light on prevailing security scenario in J&K especially the targeted killings in Kashmir valley and militant attack in Dhangri village of Rajouri district of Jammu region.
Sources said the resolution will give thrust on strengthening of Village Defence Guards (VDGs) in border belt as well as twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch to foil the enemy countries attempts in fomenting trouble in J&K and create communal disturbances.
The resolution will also highlight the issue of PM package and reserved category employees and demand their posting in security areas or district headquarters, besides construction of quarters for them on war footing in the Kashmir valley so that a sense of security is restored among them.
Sources said the issue of daily wagers, Rehbar-e-Khel, Rehbar-e-Janglat, Anganwari workers and other categories of temporary employees will also be part of the resolution and it will be stressed that their issue be settled by framing a concrete policy for them so that their aspirations are fulfilled.
Sources said the resolution will, however, give full credit to Union Government as well as LG, Manoj Sinha led administration in J&K for taking many development projects in hand in the UT to fulfill the dream of Naya Jammu and Kashmir of PM Modi. It will also appreciate the Government’s steps in weeding out militancy from the UT and putting an end to subversive activities like holding of daily strike and stone pelting in Kashmir valley.