News Reports About Advisory Council in J&K “Hearsay”: BJP

News Reports About Advisory Council in J&K “Hearsay”: BJP


Election Process Will Be Initiated Once Covid-19 Pandemic Is Over

Srinagar,June 03:Rejecting the unsubstantiated news reports about formation of Advisory Council in days to come in J&K, BJP’s General Secretary (Organization) Ashok Koul on Wednesday termed it “hearsay” and added BJP is eagerly waiting for elections in the UT once J&K will get free from Covid-19 pandemic.

Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Koul while reacting to the rumors about formation of Advisory Council in J&K said that it is all “hearsay” and have no relevance with the ground reality. “Rumors about Advisory Council are unsubstantiated reports having no relevance with the realities on ground”, Koul asserted.

He said that there is no chance of formation of Advisory Council in J&K. “No chance for Advisory Council, not at all”, Koul added.
When asked what BJP wants currently in J&K, Koul said “We want conduct of assembly election in the Union Territory (UT) and formation of an elected government who can represent peoples wish and address their day-to-day affairs but it is possible only once UT will get free from Covid-19 pandemic”.

Koul stated the J&K is currently gripped under Covid-19 badly. We are monitoring the situation keenly. Once Corona Pandemic is over, delimitation process will be initiated followed by election which literally will provide an elected government to the people of J&K.

About backtracking of National Conference (NC) from being a party of Delimitation Commission, BJP leader said they were just “associate members” of the Commission as BJP itself is an associate party having two Parliamentarians.
Koul clarified that there is already three-member Committee headed by former Supreme Court (SC) Judge Ranjana Prakesh Desai with two more members including Election Commissioner of India (ECI) Sushil Chandra and State Election Commissioner of J&K UT.

The Commission will delimit the constituencies of J&K in accordance with the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019.
Kaul asserted that BJP is turning a “big political force” in J&K and will emerge a single largest party who will dominate the forthcoming elections in J&K. (KNS)


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