While expressing serious concern over the developments in Rajouri, BJP has blamed the administration for the stalemate in resolving the issue resulting from disruption of Ramleela by certain mischievous elements belonging to a majority community.
BJP state president Jugal Kishore Sharma, saturday, warned that if the administration fails to take appropriate action, the party will be forced to resort to more aggressive and state-wide agitation from Monday after the culmination of Dusshera festival.
While giving details and objectives of party’s “Rajouri Chalo” protest yesterday, Sharma said the programme was meant to express party’s solidarity with the minority community in Rajouri and to pressurize the coalition government to give full protection to the minorities without any discrimination. He said during yesterday’s protest, several senior leaders of the party were detained and illegally prevented from proceeding to meet their party workers in Rajouri. He said even the MLAs were not allowed to go and meet the people which is total violation of their democratic rights.
Sharma said if the administration was impartial and serious about resolving the issue, it could have, instead of filing FIRs against youth of minority community, booked and filed FIRs against members of majority community, who trespassed into the Ram Leela ground and attacked the minority community youth who were making preparations for performing annual Ram Leela during the Navratras. He said that this was a deliberate attempt to disturb the celebrations of navratras and dusshera, to create communal tension.
Sharma warned that if the issue is not resolved on the eve of Dusshera, BJP will hold consultations with like-minded social groups and organizations to launch a decisive agitation against Omar Abdullah government and its communal policies.