People fed up with BJP’s policies of spreading hatred, says Dr Farooq

NC President Dr Farooq Abdullah addressing an election rally in Kupwara on Monday.
NC President Dr Farooq Abdullah addressing an election rally in Kupwara on Monday.

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, May 13: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah today claimed that the people are fed up with the policies of BJP Government, which spread hatred and prejudice against minorities particularly Muslims.
Addressing an election rally in Karnah constituency of Kupwara district, Dr. Farooq said, “PM Modi has forgotten that he is the PM of the entire country, and not of a particular community. What came as a surprise is that he has given up all pretences and is openly spewing poison against Muslims in his rallies. They won the election of 2014 on the issues which directly concern people however they failed to deliver on them. Today when people are seeking answers from them on the issues of unemployment, development and corruption, they turn a blind face and resort to flaring communal tensions to gloss over their decade of misrule. People have made it a point to punish them through vote.”
Over the issue of harassment of NC workers, Dr Farooq said, “The police are calling elders and youth and then labelling them as Hurriyat. In reality, they are trying to create fear among you. We do not have to fear them as tomorrow their pride will go away. I want to tell LG to stop harassing people.”
Farooq further asked the people to give BJP a lesson on treating them miserably by snatching their land and employment rights.
“The reason they haven’t fielded candidates here makes it clear that they fear drubbing in the ensuing elections. Now they are hiding behind their minions. BJP and its local A, B & C teams are now resorting to dividing our voice, but people won’t get deterred by the diversionary tactics aiming at dividing people on the basis of region, religion and language. People will speak in one voice and defeat the BJP,” he said.
Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, senior leaders Khalid Najeeb Suhrawardy, Mir Saifullah, Qaiser Jamshed Lone, Deen Muhammad Cheetah and DDC members were also present on this occasion.