Srinagar : Continuing its protest against National Conference patriarch Dr Farooq Abdullah for his recent anti-Kashmir remarks, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday held massive demonstration at Kupwara. The protest was led by MLA lolab and district president Adv Abdul haq Khan.
Carrying placards the demonstrators raised slogans against the share discrimination towards Kupwara district by way of devlopemnt , sanctioning of new administrative units and recently shameful comments made by Dr Farooq in New Delhi and demanded unconditional apology from the NC and its leadership. The demonstrators said that the NC leadership has insulted the people of the state even as they claim to represent them.
Speaking on the occasion Ab Haq Khan said the NC, from last 60 years, has been exploiting the people, compromising their dignity for its pity political interests. Demanding apology from Dr Farooq’s, Haq said his utterances are insulting which have badly hurt the sentiments of people of the state.
Haq said present power crisis in the state is all because of NC, which has sold the most feasible power projects to the NHPC for the sake of chair. He said instead of doing anything good to improve the power situation in the state, the ruling party has reversed the gains made in the sector by the previous PDP –led government. He said it is not the first time NC has defamed the people, but they have been doing it from last six decades to remain in power. The protest was also attended by district vice president Haji Ghulam Mohammad Mir, Fayaz Ahmad Mir, Mohammad Afzal Wani , Irfan Sultan pandithpuri, etc.