BJP pushed Jammu youth towards identity crisis, jobs insecurity: Sadhotra



JAMMU: BJP Government at the centre and in Jammu and Kashmir pushed Jammu Youth towards identity, culture crisis and sense of insecurity viz jobs and land after 5th August 2019, when princely state of Jammu and Kashmir was divided into two Union Territories and State of Jammu and Kashmir downgraded to Union Territory, alleged Ajay Kumar Sadhotra, senior National Conference leader and former Minister while addressing a public meeting at Pangore, a remote village on International Border in Marh.
He said people of Jammu are feeling betrayed by the BJP after giving huge mandate.
BJP has pushed the people of Jammu especially youth towards identity and culture crisis, he said adding that it has also created atmosphere of insecurity among youth regarding jobs and land.
Time has come, Jammu is going to lose its identity and culture and it will become like Delhi where it is difficult to find original Delhite, he said.
There will be huge influx from other parts of the country and Jammu will certainly lose identity, culture and jobs and land, apprehended Sadhotra.
Youth of Jammu and Kashmir is facing unprecedented unemployment, he said and emphasized that effective remedial measure should be taken to provide employment to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir.
He reminded that National Conference Govt headed by then Chief Ministers Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah has got on spot recruitment of youth in police done to give sense of belonging to remote, backward and border areas of Jammu and Kashmir as it is very difficult for these youth to compete with the urban competitors. At present youth is feeling disgusted, frustrated and deceived, aspirants youth of BSF, CISF recruitment are sitting on Dharna, speaks of volumes of sense of neglect among Jammu Youth, he said. It is high time that people of Jammu should raise their voice for their constitutional guarantee, jobs for the youth and to secure land and also to protect and preserve the heritage, identity and culture of Jammu otherwise coming generations will certainly curse, he said.
On the occasion, youth and parent bodies of Pangore Village were constituted. Bishan Dass Sharma and Gautam Sharma were nominated as Presidents of Parent and Youth bodies respectively.
Others who spoke on the occasion include Ghar Singh Corporator, Rakesh Sharma, Capt. Joginder Bhagat, Master Ramditta Bhagat, Raghubir Singh Bhau, Bishan Dass Sharma, Gautam Sharma, Buta Ram, Guda Ram, Vijay Sharma, Sohan Lal Sharma, Aman Manhas and Sameer Manhas.