BJP activates party leaders to calm down Kashmir unrest

Vinod Kumar

Following the completion of annual Amarnath yatra, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has activated its leaders to work on to calm down the prevailing unrest in Kashmir.

According to highly placed sources, high command in New Delhi has summoned the party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir to work on to calm down the situation and in this regard national team has been put on task.

“The BJP was waiting for the completion of Amarnath Yatra to take any stern step against anti-national forces active in Kashmir and now when the yatra is completed, the party high command has summoned the leaders, including national leaders to work on the matter and resolve it as soon as possible,” said sources, adding top leaders of the party from state as well as centre are put on this job.

Deputy Chief Minister-Dr Nirmal Singh has been summoned to Delhi to discuss the prevailing situation and possible solution to the issue.

“This unscheduled visit of DyCM to New Delhi shows that BJP is now taking up the matter more seriously to teach lesson to those raising anti-national slogans and damaging public property,” sources said and added in this regard Ram Madhav, National General Secretary, BJP, met Governor NN Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here. Governor and Madhav discussed the recent developments and the urgent need for restoring normalcy in the State.

Moreover, senior party leader and Finance Minister-Arun Jaitley is also scheduled to visit the state on August 21 to have first hand information of the ground situation.

“The BJP which remained at back foot with regard to Kashmir situation is now planning to take the bastion to teach lesson to those involved in misguiding gullible youth and instigating them against the nation,” Sources said and added the visit of Finance Minister and National General Secretary makes it quite evident.

Meanwhile, a senior party leader in Jammu, wishing anonymity said that before acting, they had to see various dimensions of the unrest.

“BJP has taken some time to actually act on the unrest because, it is a Muslim majority state and we cannot take direct action on the people involved in anti-national activities,” said leader, adding, “This region is highly volatile, so every action of the BJP would be meticulous.”

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