CPI(M) Warns Against Attempts to tinker with Article-35A

Jammu: Meeting of Jammu Regional Committee of CPI (M) was held today in its office chamber under the chairmanship of Sham Prasad Kesar regional secretary.

According to a p[ress statement issued here, the Jammu unit of the party said “any attempt to disturb Article 35A of the Indian constitution will have disastrous results which is bound to endanger the relationship of the state with Indian union,’’ Kesar said. He also urged the Centre to file a strong counter affidavit in the apex court to defend the Article 35-A in the larger national interest.

β€œKeeping in view the sensitivities of Jammu & Kashmir, it becomes imperative for the political Leadership of the country to exhibit maturity and ensure already tense situation in the state is allowed to be raked up,” Kesar said at a meeting of the regional committee at Jammu, the statement added.

The CPI(M_P leader cautioned that the RSS-BJP is β€œhell bent β€œto dilute the unique and distinct identity of the state. He said efforts need to be accelerated to unite the democratic forces to put up a β€œcohesive Struggle” against the move to dilute distinct identity of J&K.

β€œThere is also a need to make people of Jammu and Ladakh regions aware that the abolition Art. 35-A is harmful for the whole state,” Kesar said


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