After failing to divide the state of Uttar Pradesh in to four different states of Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh Pradesh and Pashchim Pradesh the Bahajan Samaj Party has raised the demand of separate statehood for Jammu region.
On Friday the National General Secretary Incharge of J&K Narendra Kashyap reiterated the BSP stand on the issue of separate statehood for Jammu and also urged the ruling alliance partners and even Kashmir based opposition parties to support the BSP and introduce a legislation in the state assembly to fulfill the long pending demand of the people of the region.
Addressing a press conference here in Jammu Kashyap told media persons, the stand of the BSP is very clear on the issue of granting statehood to Jammu region and Union Territory status to Ladakh.
Two days ago Party Supermo Mayawati while welcoming the creation of Telangana had raised the demand of dividing the UP in to four different states. While remaining in chair she had passed a resolution seeking to carve out four different states from Uttar Pradesh.
Interacting with the media Kashyap said, BSP is of the opinion that the ruling partners National Conference and Congress and even the opposition party People Democratic Party should brain storm on the sensitive issue and support the BSP demand in support of granting separate statehood to Jammu region and union territory status to Ladakh.
He said the party supremo Mayawati has raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha as well and is consistent in demanding statehood for Jammu region to ensure development in the region.
Panun Kashmir convener Dr.Agnishekhar today hailed the decision of UPA government to put its stamp on creation of separate Telangana State and appealed to all Kashmiri Pandits(KP) to reiterate in one voice the undisputed demand of carving out of separate homeland with UT status to the North and East of river Jehlum in Kashmir for over 7 lakhs exiled KP’s.
Addressing the media persons, Dr.Agnishekhar urged the members that the community be assured that APEX committee of PK has gone into the security,dignified life and economic issues of Union Territory of Panun Kashmir and is perusing strictly according to the considered plan.