NC'S hand in in­cit­ing vi­o­lence needs to be probed: BJP

The Northlines - - FRONT PAGE - NL Cor­re­spon­dent

Brig Anil Gupta, state spokesper­son of the Bharatiya Janata Party said that NC has been thor­oughly ex­posed and its role in the re­cent tur­moil in Kash­mir should be an eye-opener for the peo­ple of the state. As per the re­port by val­ley based jour­nal­ist, "Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent of Po­lice Kulgam has con­firmed ar­rest of seven per­sons. He has also con­firmed that two de­tainees both res­i­dents of Khul Ah­mad­abad, ad­mit­ted that they had looted weapons from Damhal Han­ji­pora Po­lice sta­tion and also fired on the lo­cal Army camp from be­hind a crowd. Two civil­ians in­clud­ing a woman, had got killed in the shoot - out and sev­eral oth­ers in­jured." It has been fur­ther stated that these two per­sons were "known ac­tivists of Na­tional Con­fer­ence" and staunch sup­port­ers of the for­mer min­is­ter Sa­keena Itto. Ac­cord­ing to SSP Kulgam, "These two per­sons had car­ried petrol in big plas­tic con­tainer from their vil­lage that is 8 kms away from Damhal Han­ji­pora, and set on fire CJM'S Court and there­after the Po­lice Sta­tion".

This ex­pose adds cre­dence to the ear­lier ap­pre­hen­sions that for lust of power NC lead­er­ship has joined hands with the sep­a­ratists in the Val­ley and was do­ing their bid­ding on all con­tentious is­sues to re­main in the good book of the sep­a­ratists. It is also ob­vi­ous now as to why the NC boy­cotted the all­party meet con­vened by the CM on 21 July. "With what face they could have attended the meeting" ques­tioned Brig Gupta? The boy­cott by NC has also ex­posed its dual face and dou­ble - speak. The Party is not at all in­ter­ested in the well-be­ing of the peo­ple of the state but is will­ing to re­sort to

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