“From stones to peaceful Political rallies in Srinagar”: Thakur

Senior BJP leader and party’s spokesman for JK, Altaf Thakur said that the hectic efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Kashmir will be witnessing a first Lok Sabha polls without separatists’ boycott call as the valley has witnessed huge transition since 2019.

In a statement issued here, Thakur said that the areas like Ghanta Ghar (clock tower), Nowhatta, Jamia Masjid, Gojwara, Rajouri Kadal, cement kadal, Eidgah and other areas, where stone pelting and shutdown was a routine, are now resonating with the slogans of change and political parties taking out huge rallies without any fear. Thakur said this is the change people of Kashmir were desperately waiting for.

Thakur said people will enjoy the polling in Kashmir as there is no fear of violence. He said political leaders are giving loud messages of peace and seeking votes from Lal Chowk where once stone pelting and Hartal Calendars were being issued.