NC always fought against the divisive forces in JK :Dr Farooq

Jammu, December 08 (Scoop News)–President J&K National Conference Dr. Farooq Abdullah congratulated the party colleagues on the coalition’s convincing victory in the recently held Legislative Council elections and urged them to keep the momentum on and gear up for the 2014 parliamentary and assembly elections.

Addressing the Working Committee members here Dr. Abdullah said that National Conference has always stood for the principles of secularism, communal harmony and brotherhood and has always fought against the divisive forces and defeated them in the state and shall continue to do so in future.

 He urged the party cadre to strengthen the party and take the message of the party and the government to every nook and corner of the state.

 Dr. Abdullah said the National Conference – Congress coalition has got strengthened by the recent polls and it should be the endeavour of both the parties to get stronger and the bond should percolate to the grassroot.

 The working president of the National Conference and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah while congratulating the winning candidates termed it as the party’s victory and coalition’s victory. He said 2013 should be the year of consolidation and all efforts should be made to take proactive measures which will benefit the party and strengthen the coalition as well and address the aspirations of the people in a focused organized manner in the run-up to the elections


He urged the Ministers and the Legislators to extensively tour far flung areas of the state, listen to the grievances of the people and ensure their redressal to their satisfaction.

The party in its Working Committee unanimously resolved that India and Pakistan must enter into a sustained dialogue and find a permanent solution to the Kashmir imbroglio which is acceptable to all the stake holders and can lead to a lasting peace in the region.

That the restoration of the autonomy continues to be the bed rock of the National Conference’s policy and agenda.

That the state must continue its efforts with the Government of India for the revocation of the AFSPA in a phased manner.

That the party appreciates the state government who with the support of the Union Government has been able to bring peace and normalcy in the state which has accelerated the pace of development in the state as also improved the economy thereby increasing the per-capita i