National Conference president Farooq Abullah today sought that the Line of Control (LoC) should be converted in to a 'Line of Peace' while India and Pakistan should initiate the dialogue process with an active involvement of the people of Jammu and Kashmir to usher harmony and tranquillity in the state.
Alleging the growing secessionist tendencies in the state and appeasement of separatists in Kashmir by the Mehbooba Mufti government, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Tuesday held a massive protest demonstration in Jammu city seeking the dismissal of the BJP-PDP dispensation.
The protestors torched the effigy of ruling alliance amid slogans against PDP and BJP for having “promoted” the separatists culture and pro-Pak agenda in the state.
The Jammu and Kashmir BJP today alleged that people with "special motive" were indulging in massive "land grabbing" of forest and revenue land to change the demography of the Jammu region and make it vulnerable to anti-national forces.
State BJP spokesperson Virender Gupta claimed several cases of land grabbing can be seen in Bathindi, Sunjwan, Sidhra, Kotwal and other areas in the vicinity of the Jammu city and in and around other towns of the province.
Skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani forces were only adding to people's sufferings and governments of both the countries should find a way to restore peace at the borders, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah said today.
BSF troops on Thursday destroyed two Pakistani posts in retaliation to the killing of its jawan in unprovoked firing and foiled an infiltration bid, killing an intruder along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district. Following the killing, the force launched “Operation Alert” along the over 200-km long IB) to curb the increasing movement of infiltrating militants from across the border.
Pakistani troops targeted Indian border outposts and hamlets along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district in overnight firing and shelling, a senior BSF officer said on Saturday