Bhim Singh calls on J&K Governor, interacts with stakeholders and NPP leaders in Srinagar

Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and fighter for human rights and peace arrived Srinagar today. He was received by several Panthers Party leaders at the airport who briefed him about the ‘explosive’ situation that has been flooding in the Valley for the past 52 days and remained unabetted.

          Prof.Bhim Singh drove from the airport straight to Raj Bhawan and met Shri N.N. Vohra, the Governor of J&K. Prof.Bhim Singh discussed the present turmoil with J&K Governor and urged for his intervention under Section 92 of J&K Constitution so that peace is brought back in Kashmir and confidence of the people is restored.

          Prof.Bhim Singh also held an urgent meeting with the senior leaders of the Panthers Party in Kashmir including Shri Masood Andrabi, Vice President-NPP, Shri Manjoor Ahmed Naik, General Secretary, Shri Farooq Ahmed Dar, Provincial President (Kashmir Province), Shri Maqbool Malik, State Secretary, Shri Mehboob Illahi, Press Secretary and others.

          Two hours indoor meeting of the Panthers Party leaders discussed the role that Panthers Party is destined to play to restore peace in the state of J&K so that confidence of the youth in the system is restored. The Panthers Party leadership in Kashmir Valley is of the view that all kinds of violence and violation of law should be stopped forthwith and the minor youth detained/arrested should be allowed to return to their homes. Prof.Bhim Singh that Constitution of India does not allow children/minors to be detained in the jails/prisons/police stations.

Prof.Bhim Singh expressed hope that the Governor Rule shall be imposed in J&K which shall be in the interest of the people of the entire state at present. The Panthers Party also made an appeal to the people of the Valley particularly the youth and students to ensure that violence is completely kept out of the movement and peace is given a chance.

Prof.Bhim Singh said that he would like to visit all the important places in the Valley including Karnah, Kupwara, Baramullah, Pattan, Mattan, Anantnag and all other places which have been affected by violence. Prof.Bhim Singh assured the people of the Kashmir particularly the youth that the Panthers Party shall continue their fight democratically from Srinagar, Lal Chowk to the doors of the Supreme Court seeking justice and equity for all and end of guns may they be ballot or bullet. The Panthers Party urged the Governor to intervene within his authority to ban use of all kinds of guns and bullets against the children and the youth.

Prof.Bhim Singh shall be meeting the prominent leaders of Hurriyat Conference during his stay in Srinagar. Panthers Party appealed to the bleeding youth of Kashmir that love is the most important weapon when the battle is for human rights and justice. He assured the people of J&K that Panthers Party shall continue its battle from the streets to the Supreme Court to ensure that justice is delivered to all whether in Ladakh, Kashmir or Jammu

Bhim Singh calls for communal harmony, urges Governor to dismiss Govt. : Calls on NYC Volunteers to express solidarity

While addressing a press conference in Srinagar (Kashmir), Prof.Bhim Singh urged President of India to advice J&K Governor to dismiss the present government and impose Governor Rule to save the situation from going out of control. He said that the people of J&K have remained committed to secularism for centuries and they are not for any violence for conflict. He accused the state government for the present chaos and anarchy and claimed BJP for the present mess. He said both the coalition partners wanted the Assembly session to be diverted from the real issues including corruption, communalism, delimitation, rehabilitation of Jammu Migrants, return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Migrants, the comprehensive rehabilitation of 15 lacs refugees from POK & Pak and several other issues being faced by the people of Jammu Pradesh.

Prof.Bhim Singh said that the present government has failed to enforce the state laws including legal ban on cow slaughter. He said that the BJP instigated the whole issue by filing a writ petition the J&K High Court and the PDP filed a counter petition in Srinagar only to add fuel to the fire.

Prof.Bhim Singh appealed to the people of J&K, particularly the youth to ensure that the brotherhood is not disturbed and the enemies of the people and foreign powers do not try to sabotage peace in the country.

Prof.Bhim Singh said that bandh call by Panthers Party in Jammu Pradesh was to draw the attention of the Central leadership that the people of Jammu shall no longer be allowed to be treated as slaves.

About the resolution of the present situation, Prof.Bhim Singh demanded Governor Rule without delay. Dissolution of the Assembly so that fresh election may be held to enable the people to elect the government on their choice to strengthen peace and brotherhood.

Prof.Bhim Singh also visited the NYC volunteers who have been sitting on hunger strike for the past 40 days in Pratap Park, Srinagar demanding jobs/work as was the commitment of the state. The leaders of the NYC volunteers welcomed Prof.Bhim Singh and Panthers Party senior leaders from Kashmir.

The senior Panthers Party leaders including Vice President, Masood Andrabi, Provincial President, Farooq Ahmed Dar, State Secretary, Sewa Singh Bali, several district presidents and office bearers accompanied Prof.Bhim Singh. Prof.Bhim Singh also expressed gratitude to the people of Jammu for their support to the ‘bandh’ in Jammu today.