Sat Sharma presides over a massive public rally
In continuation of party’s “Vikas Sushasan Sankalp Rallies”, Jammu West District organized a massive public gathering under District President Ayodhaya Gupta and presided over by BJP State President & local MLA Sat Sharma.
Dr. Nirmal Singh, who was the chief guest, said that the BJP has played very important and critical role in J&K as being in the forefront of nationalist forces. During last 67 years, this state has witnessed sacrifices of great leaders, soldiers and the common citizens, who stood like a rock against the forces inimical to the unity and integrity. He said that previously a glance at the country’s position in the comity of the world nations indicated India being managed by a rapaciously dispensation but Narendra Modi restored the glory of the country and today our nation is highly regarded. “Being an Indian is considered as a pride and the NRIs have been appreciating Narendra Modi for stopping corruption and making India a world leader. He said that ten months’ governance in the J&K by BJP in coalition was a golden period when 67 corrupt officials were shown the door, healthy work culture was introduced, lands for IIT, AIIMS were identified, IIM, IIMC and IHM were sanctioned for Jammu, Food Safety Act extended to J&K, thousands of Kanals of illegally occupied government land was retrieved, work on beautification and development of river Tawi on Sabarmati pattern was initiated, amnesty scheme for electricity consumers, etc were introduced. He said that education, health, tourism sectors were given priority. While doing this there was no compromise on the interests of Jammu province and the future will see Jammu as a hub of high quality education on the pattern of Delhi, Bangalore, Pune.
Sat Sharma dedicated this rally to the brave soldiers who recently sacrificed their lives at Siachin Glacier. He said that these heroes laid down their lives while defending borders of our state. He said that the massive gathering in the rally has once again proved that people have seen the rule of BJP at the Centre and in the state and want to be associated with it. He said that while the UPA-I and UPA-II scaled continuously higher and higher heights of corruption, scams etc and on the contrary BJP led NDA checked corruption and launched Jan Dhan Yojna, Insurance schemes for farmers, poor people. He said that in Jammu West constituency works worth 10 crores rupees were initiated by Jammu Municipal Corporation, Rs. 72.98 crores earmarked for replacing the old and leaking water pipes, black topping of roads, improvement in supply of essential commodities etc were gifts to the people by the BJP coalition government. He further added that BJP made efforts to bring fundamental change in the administrative machinery to make it more responsive to the aspiration of people of the all the regions as also transparent and accountable. Making the administrative machinery more balanced region wise is a long process and BJP has taken the initiative in this and shall continue to support any such further process.
Ashok Khajuria, in his address said that certain political outfits have adopted double standards, when inward looking regional forces do something which does not advance integration, these outfits remain silent and when nationalist forces say something in favour of the nation and nationalist people, they bemoan them as communal and sectarian. He also advised the people to study not only Hindi and English but also Urdu language. Urdu language has been the official language of the state since the time of Maharaja. He congratulated the party activists of the constituency for organizing such a massive rally.
The gathering also observed two minutes silence for the peace of the souls of Siachin glacier.
District General Secretary Sanjeev Sharma conducted proceedings while District General Secretary Prem Gupta presented vote of thanks.
The rally was also addressed by Ramesh Arora, Pramodh Kapahi, Sanjay Baru, Chander Mohan Gupta, Munish Sharma, Rajinder Sharma, Purnima Sharma, ND Rajwal, Vijay Sharma, Jeet Angral.