JAMMU, NOV 9: Chief Patron National Panthers Party, Prof Bhim Singh urged upon the Governor Satya Pal Malik to convene an urgent meeting of representatives of all recognized political parties including Hurriyat Conference to create a consensus among the political representatives to hold fresh Assembly election at the earliest so that the people of J&K shall have an appropriate people’s government to seek urgent solution of their urgent problems.
Addressing a meeting here today, Prof Singh said that corruption has gone to the grass root in the bureaucracy and that can be removed only by installing an honest elected government.
Several senior Panthers Party leaders who participated included State president Balwant Singh Mankotia, Advisor of JKNPP Bansi Lal Sharma, Vice president P K Ganjoo, Vice president Choudhary Mohd Iqbal, General Secretary Anita Thakur and others.
Prof Bhim Singh also appealed to representatives of all political parties to join hands against corruption, terrorism and abuse of power by bureaucracy so that the people may succeed in eradicating corruption and militancy.
He asked the militants holding guns to surrender with their arms before the Police assuring that the State Legal Aid Committee shall take care of their trials before appropriate court after they surrendered. He said that Acharya Vinoba Bhave had made several hundreds of gun-holding dacoits to surrender and their cases were carefully and gently looked after by the authorities keeping Vinoba Bhave’s assurance in mind.
Prof Bhim Singh said that the State Legal Aid Committee has been fighting cases of several detained boys from J&K and outside for years and got them relief. Many of the ex-militants gave up violence and guns and have been living with their society and neighbourers. This message, he assured, if reaches the gun-wielding youth in Kashmir itself fetch the results. He said that ‘bullet for bullet’ slogan raised in arrogance has not delivered any result anywhere to curb violence. People of J&K belong to a highly cultured and secular society and he hoped that this voice of living in peace for all if reaches the angry and violent young men they shall also follow the code of non-violence.