Calling for an end to border tensions, the National Conference has urged political parties not to turn the Line of Control into a political theater.
Accusing the BJP ministers of leaving the people of Jammu in the scorching heat without electricity, Mahila congress activist said that BJP leaders were enjoying the pleasant weather of Kashmir.
BJP leader Satpal Sharma said he agreed with the opposition parties that the implementation of the proposals should not take place while the House was still in discussions about the budget.
BJP spokesperson in Valley, Khalid Jehangir asked National Conference to give up mainstream politics and join the separatist camp.
The party said it was the state government’s moral obligation to make amendments to RPC on the beef ban issue as failure to do so would impinge on religious beliefs of the people.
“This government has divided people in the name of religion and region. They are trying to disrupt the communal harmony in the state which was well-preserved for decades,” the NC leader said.
NC spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu expressed grief over “the tragic loss of an innocent life” and expressed concern over those civilians who have been injured in the clashes.
In protest against the marshaling out of the opposition legislators, other NC and Congress MLAs stood on their seats.
Of six seats that went to polls, PDP, BJP and NC won two each, the results announced Monday showed.
NC MLA Mohammed Akbar Lone pointed out that militants had tried to scuffle the polls but the people defied the boycott calls.
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met Governor N N Vohra on Friday night.
Police have cordoned off the entire area, and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.
NC formally offered support to PDP in a letter to N N Vohra for forming a govt that could break the logjam of over three weeks.
NC is ready to join hands with PDP if the latter talks about the state’s welfare.
He added that the two regions have been the worst victims of discrimination at the hands of successive govt.