At all-party meet, politicians vow to defend Article 35A, 370; seek audience with President, PM

At all-party meet, politicians vow to defend Article 35A, 370; seek audience with President, PM
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Therepresentatives of all mainstream political parties on Sunday vowed to protectArticle 35A and Article 370 and resolved to seek an audience with the Presidentand the Prime Minister to appeal for safeguarding the special status of Jammuand Kashmir.

Here is thestatement issued after the all-party meeting:

Therepresentatives of following political parties held an all parties meeting atthe Gupkar Residence of Dr. Farooq Abdullah President JKNC to deliberate uponthe prevailing political situation triggered by massive deployment of securityforces, advisories issued, abandonment of Amarnath Yatra midway, and forcedremoval of tourists from the Valley.

The meetingwas presided over by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, was attended by, Ms. Mehbooba Mufti,President JKPDP, Patron PDP Muzaffar Hussain Beg, Abdul Rehman Veeri GS PDP,Sajad Ghani Lone Chairman JKPC, Imran Reza Ansari, Abdul Ghani Vakeel, TajMohiudin Vice Presidnet JKPCC, M Y Tarigami CPIM, Vice Presidnet JKNC OmarAbdullah, MPs of NC, Justice Hassnain Masoodi, Mohamad Akbar lone, provincialpresident jknc Nasir Sogami, Shah Faesal, PUF, Ali Mohammad Sagar GS JKNC,Muzaffar Shah ANC, Uzair Ronga PUF, Suhail Bukhari PDP.

It was unanimously resolved

That all theparties would be united in their resolve to be protect and defend identity,autonomy and special status of the JK against all attacks and onslaughtswhatsoever.

Thatmodification, abrogation of articles 35A, 370, unconstitutional delimitation ortrifurcation of the state would be an aggression against the people of JammuKashmir and Ladakh.

That the partiesparticipating in the meeting resolved to seek audience with the President andPrime Minister of India and the leaders of other political parties to apprisethem of the current situation and make an appeal to them to safeguard thelegitimate interests of the people of state with regard constitutionalguarantees given to the state the constitution of Our country.

They willalso apprise them of the unwholesome consequences bound to follow theunconstitutional violation of these guarantees.

The representatives of the political parties resolved to remain together and stand united in their struggle for safeguarding identity autonomy and special status of the state.

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