PM’s all-party meet will facilitate political process in UT: Apni Party
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party has hailed the political outreach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hoped that the June 24 all-party meet will facilitate commencement of a political process in the union territory that will lead to “genuine empowerment” of its people.
The party headed by Altaf Bukhari also demanded that concrete confidence building measures be taken by the Centre to address woes of the people of J&K.
The party, according to a statement issued here, held a meeting on Monday in which the leaders “hailed the political outreach of the prime minister and hoped that the June 24 meeting will facilitate commencement of a political process in Jammu and Kashmir that will eventually pave the way for genuine empowerment of its people”.
Party general secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir on Tuesday said Bukhari has been authorised by the party to “represent the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir” in the meeting.
He said the meeting also discussed in detail the overall political scenario and ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir “particularly that emerged post August 05, 2019 and emphasized the need to represent the political sentiments of people of Jammu and Kashmir in the June 24 meeting”.
The meeting also highlighted the sufferings endured by the people of J&K, particularly in the last three years post August 05, 2019 in almost all the spheres of public life, Mir added.
“The meeting unanimously resolved that Apni Party stands by the people of Jammu and Kashmir in their thick and thin and will take all necessary measures to protect and safeguard their socio-economic and political interests at all forums available to it”.