Jammu Tawi, April 28
State president, Shri Ram Sena, Jammu and Kashmnir, Rajiv Mahajan today demanded central government to immediately separate Jammu and Ladakh region from Kashmir and give Jammu separate statehood, Kashmir separate state and Ladakh as Union territory to end discrimination with the citizens of Jammu and Ladakh at the hands of Kashmiri rulers.
Addressing a press conference here today, Rajiv Mahajan said that we have our own political, social and economical aspirations, which cannot be met under the 70-year-old Kashmir dominated dispensation. He slammed BJP for putting Jammu’s interests and development subservient to the pleasure of Kashmir based political party for remaining stuck to power. Mahajan lamented that for the past two and half year of BJP- PDP dispensation, Jammu has been the worst sufferer of discrimination at the hands of Kashmir dominant rulers.
Mahajan said the partnership of the ruling alliance parities, BJP and PDP sans unity with the result that the people of the State in general and the Jammu region in particular are suffering on account of development.
Mahajan appealed the BJP national president Amit Shah who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir state tomorrow to think over the plight of Jammu people who after providing splendid mandate to BJP in last Assembly elections has sent 25 MLAs to the legislative assembly are still depressed and are not getting their due share in employment and development front.
Mahajan said that trifurcation of the State is the only viable option that can meet the aspirations of not only the people of Jammu region but also of Ladakh and Kashmir regions.
Alleging that present Coalition Government failed on all fronts, Rajiv Mahajan said the 25 BJP MLAs failed to ensure justice and equitable development of all three regions in the state.
He said that the people of Jammu region who had pinned high hopes from BJP were feeling extremely disappointed over the highly timid approach of the BJP Party towards the issues of Jammu region as well as the concerns of unemployed Youth. Mahajan again appealed to the BJP national president Amit Shah to make provision for separating Jammu and Ladakh regions from Kashmir declaring Jammu as separate State, Kashmir a separate state and Ladakh as Union Territory for equitable justice and development.