Bhim Singh expresses solidarity with people residing along border demands ration & other facilities

Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of NPP along with senior party leaders addressed several public meetings at Poonch border, Mendhar and Rajouri today. Addressing a strong rally of more than 2000 persons in Mendhar (5 kms. away from LoC) expressed solidarity with the residents of residing in the border districts like Poonch, Rajouri etc. this morning. He accused the J&K government for ignoring the plight of the residents in the border districts of Jammu Province. Prof. Bhim Singh urged the Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh to withdraw the notice to the passport demand on passport problems being faced by the youth of Rajouri and Poonch. Prof.Bhim Singh said that the Election Commission in connivance with J&K government has issued a notification to not to issue passport to the residents of Rajouri and Poonch who have been offered work in the Gulf countries. The ban is on the boys who have not qualified high school.Prof. Bhim Singh opposed this rule urged Union Home Minister Mr. Rajnath Singh to intervene so that the fundamental rights movement is not stooped by the J&K government. 

Prof. Bhim Singh also accused the government of Jammu and Kashmir for ignoring the developmental works in the bordering districts of Jammu and ignoring the educated unemployed youth in the area.  Prof. Bhim Singh also assured the people of Poonch and Rajouri who have been ignored by Central and State governments for 70 years.  Prof. Bhim Singh was accompanied by Ms. Anita Thakur (State General Secretary), Shri Tariq Khan (State Secretary), Shri Ashfaq Rana (District President Poonch), Shri Kuldeep Sharma (District Vice-President), Mr. Saleem Sheikh (General Secretary Young Panthers). A committee of Mendhar Block was also reconstituted.

Others who addressed the peoples rally in Mendhar in spite of rain and shower by Ms. Anita Thakur, who invited the youth in the border district to join the Panthers Party which is the only hope for the people of Jammu Pradesh. She said that the LoC should be made soft so that the people of Jammu and Kashmir could travel across the LoC from either side to meet their divided families and relations. 

       Prof. Bhim Singh struggle strongly pleaded for the Reorganization for Jammu and Kashmir so that two states are established, Kashmir Valley State and Jammu State.  He said both the states can work as confederation with full control over subjects mentioned in the State List of Schedule-VII of the Constitution.  He said that Reorganization of the state is the only solution to restore confidence in the people of both the states who have been used as guinea pigs by both the governments since 1947.  He said that there is an urgent need to amend Article 370 to develop twin states.

Hundreds of people received Prof. Bhim Singh and his colleagues in Mendhar. Prof. Bhimsigh arrived in Rajouri after prayers (namaz) at Rajouri Gujjar Chowk shall follow after 3:00