Altaf Bukhari reiterates demand for restoration of Statehood, protection of land & jobs in J&K
Several from Jammu join party: JKAP
JAMMU : Reiterating demand for the restoration of Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir, J&K Apni Party (JKAP) President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari today said the people of both regions want protection of jobs and land.
“People of Jammu and Kashmir regions want protection of their jobs and land after the August 5, 2019 decision. Both the regions have suffered and they want the Government of India to restore the Statehood of Jammu and Kashmir,” said Altaf Bukhari. Bukhari while speaking to the youth who had joined in large numbers expressing faith in the policies and agenda of the Party, a party spokesman said in a statement issued here today.
Prominent among those who joined party is Sahil Mahajan, son of senior Congress Leader Late Sneh Gupta and nephew of Former Member Parliament of Congress Party Late Janak Raj Gupta, said the spokesman, adding, Sidharth Dhar, Jagdish Raj, Sanjay Bhat, Mehraj Akbar, Ratul Gadroo, MP Thakur, Kuldeep Singh, Sanjay Khoura, Avinash Khajuria, Sunil Verma, Madan Manhas, Sanjay Banotra, and Ankur Sethi also joined the party.
“With enthusiasm among youth, we will surely succeed in restoration of the Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir to the interests of the people,” spokesman quoted Bukhari as saying.
Bukhari said that “We are not a traditional Party. We are a party to unite people of Jammu with the people of Kashmir Valley. Jammu and Kashmir have equal demands like protection of jobs, land and equitable development.”
The Provincial President of Jammu, and Former Minister Manjit Singh welcomed the new entrants into the party fold.
On this occasion, Manjit Singh demanded implementation of 27% reservation for the OBC people in Jammu and Kashmir like the rest of the States in the Country.