BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday addressed a massive rally in Udhampur.
“BJP has an emotional relationship with Jammu and Kashmir. It is crown of India. J&K was an integral part of India, is and will continue to remain integral party of India,” Singh told a public rally here.
said, “Our leader Dr Shama Prasad Mukerjee, who gave martyrdom for it and whose idealogy the BJP is following, had then said that J&K is the crown of India. He had said ’till I am alive I will always safeguard the dignity and pride of J&K’. We are on it”.
Singh said, “There is an emotional relation of BJP with J&K. J&K will be our priority number one.”
“Article 370, when I discuss this issue in relation to J&K, several people here get frustrated. Sarpanchs and panches got killed, gram sevaks got killed. Panchayati Raj Amendment was not implemented because of Article 370″.
“I want to tell the rulers of J&K, if you want to continue Article 370, first ensure security and safety of sarpanches, gram pradhans and common people, first save them and give them guarantee of security and safety, then find some reason to keep Article 370,” he said.
Raising the issues of Udhampur, He said Udhampur being one of the most important city of J&K state need to be modernised and promised lot for youths and farmers of Udhampur.
He raised the issue of bad conditions of roads, cleanliness and many other issues pertaining to Udhampur city at present.
Rajnath Singh was here to campaign for BJP candidate for Udhampur Lok Sabh seat Jitender Singh.
Thousands of people attended the rally. BJP state president Jugal Kishore, BJP Candidate from Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency Dr Jitendra Singh, Ashok Khajuria, Pawan Kumar Gupta, Pawan Khajuria, Nirmal Singh and others addressed the rally.