BJP announces 5 lakh compensation to each martyr of Uri
The State BJP, during its Working Committee meeting at Udhampur, while expressing sympathies with the families of Uri martyrs, announced that each family of both the jawans hailing from Jammu province will be given rupees five lakh as compensation from the party and further stressed upon the State government to provide adequate compensation to them.
The one day meeting started with traditional lighting of lamp and later addressing of different sessions by BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, State President & MLA Sat Sharma, Dy. CM Dr. Nirmal Singh, Lok Sabha MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Manhas, MLC Ashok Khajuria, LAHDC Chief Executive Officer Dr. Sonam Dawa and other leaders.
Avinash Rai Khanna, while addressing the meeting, stressed upon every Minister, MLA and MLC to prepare their report card as the same will be helpful in mobilizing the public in favour of the party by making them aware about various initiatives undertaken by the elected representatives. He said that they must get acquainted with the accurate information regarding various schemes and projects of the government at the centre as well as in the state and ensure that the same are implemented in letter and spirit. He also expressed satisfaction over the efforts being made to provide good governance and corruption free administration.
Sat Sharma, in his presidential address, said that the BJP stands with the bereaved families of Uri martyrs and will provide compensation of rupees 5 lakh to each family of the soldiers from Jammu province. He said that the Working Committee appreciates the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the brave soldiers of Indian army for taking courageous step in destroying the terrorist launching pads across LoC. He said that India has not attacked Pakistan but the terrorist launching pads, wherein the terrorists were waiting to cross into over territory and cause extensive damage to the citizens and properties. He also spoke on various welfare schemes launched by Modi government and State’s coalition government.
Dr. Nirmal Singh said that the surgical attacks on terrorist launching pads will not only send a very strong message to Pakistan, the perpetrator of terrorism, but also the separatists and the sympathizers of terrorists. He said that the present government at the centre is very clear that India will not tolerate any such activity which pose threat to the unity and integrity of the country or cause loss of lives of soldiers and innocent civilians. He also congratulated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian Army for the successful conduct of the operation in which launching pads of the terrorists have been destroyed. Dr. Singh, in his address, also spoke in details about the life and philosophy of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay.
BJP State General Secretary (Organisation) Ashok Koul during one of the session, sought details related to political and organizational activities from District and Morcha Presidents besides discussing the working of various Departments and Projects.
A Political Resolution was moved by Ram Nagar MLA R.S. Pathania and seconded by BJP State Chief Spokesperson, which was adopted with certain amendments and suggestions.
The one day meeting was attended by over 250 delegates, including State Office Bearers, Ministers, MPs, MLAs, MLCs, District and Morcha Presidents from all the three regions of the state.