Center’s claims of normalcy after abrogation of Article 370 in J&K expose rise in militancy: Farooq | India News – Times of India – India Times English News

Jammu: National Convention President Farooq Abdullah Said on Monday that there is a ‘surge’ in terrorism Jammu And Kashmir The claim of the Center has been exposed that terrorism will end after the abrogation of Article 370.
The article, which granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, was repealed in August 2019. The state was then divided into the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Abdullah said, “To speak about ending terrorism, at least, it is on the rise, and Home Minister Amit Shah needs to answer why.” The escalation of militancy in J&K exposes the claims of the Centre. Terrorism will end after the abrogation of Article 370,” Abdullah said. Addressing a huge rally in Poonch.
Abdullah expressed apprehensions about the prevention of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and the return of peace in Jammu and Kashmir due to the “wrong mindset” policies of the BJP-led central government.
The National Conference leader said that he had betrayed the people by snatching away the special status that arose from the era of the Maharajas, which included the provision of permanent residence in view of the special circumstances of the (erstwhile) state.
Abdullah called upon the people to maintain friendship and brotherhood, especially to counter the conspiracy being hatched to create fear, psychosis and rift among different sections of the society.
He said that the National Conference, since its inception, has met these challenges by carrying forward the cherished philosophy of secularism and democracy.
He said that in a diverse place like Jammu and Kashmir, it has been the strength of this party, which has maintained its glorious ethos in the most difficult times.
Abdullah also called upon the people to be alert to the elements deployed by the RSS in every field to create apprehension in the minds of the public about the danger of religion.
“The purpose of this environment is to polarize to gain votes. It is a testing tool for those who want to remain in power at all costs,” he said, adding that intelligent and politically mature people will not be affected by the spreading of hatred and divisive forces.
He said that divisive and hate politics has taken a toll on unity, which is vital for the survival of a multi-religious and multilingual country like India.
“Such a strategy must be fought unitedly as divisive politics goes against the ethos of this nation, which is the abode of all irrespective of religion, region or culture,” Abdullah said.
The National Conference president expressed confidence that despite the provocation, people would thwart all such attempts by lighting the flame of secularism.