Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader and former Member Legislative Council (MLC), FirdousTak, Sunday accused the government of failing to address the basic issues of Kishtwar district.
Tak issued the statement during a press conference in thehilly district. He was flanked by the party’s district president, Sheikh Nasir,district youth president, WasilDoolwal, and zonal president, ArshadHussainGiri.
“The central as well as the state governments have failed tobring Kishtwar on the path of development,” Tak claimed.
Alleging that the government has issued an order to “armaround 100 civilians of the district”, Tak said, “Issuing weapons in the nameof anti-militancy grid is neither justified nor acceptable. Kishtwar hassuffered in the past due to such policies, which should not be implementedagain.”
Demanding the said order to be rolled back, the PDP leaderthreatened to launch an agitation in Kishtwar on 19 July.