National Conference (NC) general secretary, Ali Muhammad Sagar, Tuesday claimed that his party was fighting to protect the unique constitutional identity of the state, saying the party is striving tirelessly to safeguard Article 370 and 35-A.
“NC is alive to the challenges the state is facing. The party is working on every front to safeguard the special constitutional position of the state. Our members of parliament have already called attention motion in the parliament. Moreover, the party leadership has sought audience with the Prime Minister,” Sagar said while addressing party workers, here at party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah.
He added, “The Prime Minister belongs to the whole country and not just to one party. We have sought audience with him and we will bring the soaring anxiety of the people in wake of incessant rumor mongering on the removal of Article 370 and 35-A in his notice. We have maintained that any such misadventure will have far reaching constitutional and legal ramifications.”
Among others, party’s senior leader Abdul Rahim Rathar, Aga Syed Mahmood, Javaid Dar, Qafil ul Rahman, Showkat Ahmad Mir, Muhammad Syed Akhoon, Abdul Majeed Bhat Larmi, Imran Nabi Dar and Salam ud Din Bajad were also present on the occasion.