Ghulam Nabi Azad On Jammu and Kashmir Parliament Trouble
Denying that he was aware of the resignations of several state parliament leaders close to him, former minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said he would do what the people of Jammu and Kashmir want him to do to improve the territory. League.
Spelling trouble for Parliament in Jammu and Kashmir, four former ministers and three former lawmakers, loyal to Mr Azad’s team, have resigned from the party, saying they were not given a chance to be heard. on party affairs in coalition territory, sources said Wednesday.
“I will do what the people of Jammu and Kashmir want me to do for the betterment of this state,” Azad told reporters in response to a question about whether he would run as a parliamentary candidate. in the next parliamentary election or not. The request was raised at a public rally in Kathua County.
The leaders, who shared the stage with Mr Azad at the rally and resigned from their posts in Parliament, said that only Azad was accepted by them because of the face of the party in Jammu and Kashmir as well. as ministerial candidate, not head of state parliament Gulam Ahmed. Mir.
“Mir is unacceptable to us. We want Azad sahib and he should lead the party. He has sacrificed a lot for the party and this region,” said former Manohar minister Lal Sharma, who is in the party. A number of leaders have resigned from the party, said at a rally led by Azad in Kathua.
Mr. Azad said he only learned about the resignation of Congress leaders today through the press.
“I don’t join the party on that (party leaders resign.) I was not consulted. I myself, read it in the newspaper,” he said.
The veteran leader said he did not speak to them because it was their personal view.
“For me, everyone is equal. I’m not on one team or another. I’m not affiliated with one group or another,” he said.
On the issue of grievances his officials raised in the State Assembly, Mr. Azad said, “There have been grievances.”
When asked about the display of power by his loyalists in Jammu and Kashmir, he said that this is not ‘shakti pradarshan‘.
“I went to the internal areas of Jammu and Kashmir. This was not possible because of the state of fragmentation and then because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is only to know about the people.”
Regarding the internal controversy in Parliament, Mr. Azad said that it is even within the ruling party, “we have more internal democracy (in Parliament). Even their ministers are growing up. protest (against the government). This (internal controversy) shouldn’t be unfortunate that this is happening”.
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