SRINAGAR: A difference, this accession day was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm in Kashmir region yesterday. A massive function was organised at Tagore hall which commenced by garlanding the frames of Maharaja Hari Singh, Bharat Mata and Maqbool Sherwani. It was followed by Tiranga rally led by BJP general Secretary and in-charge for Kashmir Vibodh Gupta and BJP Vice-President and Co-in charge Kashmir Sofi Yusaf which began from Tagore Hall and concluded at SKICC.
Speaking on the occasion Vibodh Gupta said that the overwhelming response from local people of Kashmir and massive participation in the Tiranga rally is the tight slap on those so-called leaders of Kashmir that have made seditious statements in the last few days. He further said that the Tiranga rally passed through Gupkar road and residence of leaders like Mehaboba Mufti and Farooq Abdullah. He strongly asserted that this massive rally stands as testimony to the fact that Gupkar declaration leaders are living in fool’s paradise.
Gupta further added that on this day in 1947 Maharaja Hari Singh the then ruler of J&K signed the Instrument of Accession of J&K with Union of India and as such this day forms a very important landmark in the history. He also remembered the sacrifice of army men and natives of J&K who with utmost valour fought with the army and armed tribal men of Pakistan. He said that the role played by local Kashmiris particularly Maqbool Sherwani also deserves praise. Vibodh said that the dream J&K of Maharaj Hari Singh is being envisioned by PM Narendra Modi and the mission of peace, prosperity and development in the valley is at its peak. He called upon the youth of J&K to resolve on this historic day to not fell on the trap of separatist and power-hungry political parties including PDP-NC and commit themselves towards the cause of peace and prosperity.
Addressing the rally Sofi Yusaf said that the day is a red-letter day in the history of J&K and we are proud of being an integral part of India. He said that few power-hungry leaders are dancing on the beats of Pakistan and befooling the youth of valley to fulfill their agendas. He called upon the youth to devote themselves to the better future of Kashmir so that the coming generation could inherit peace, prosperity and a better future.
Sofi further showed gratitude to the people of valley for joining the Tiranga rally and said that proud to see that people from diverse sections have come together in the valley to join the peace and prosperity mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He further said that Bhartiya Janta Party leaders of Kashmir have completely committed themselves to the service of Kashmir and to fulfill the dream of Maharaja Hari Singh.
Dr. Darakshan Andrabi, Dr. Ali Mohd. Mir, GM. Mir ,Altaf Athakur and also spoke on the occasion. In charge Media and information technology department Manzoor Bhat extend his thanks to party workers and senior leaders for their enormous cooperation in the organization of this event.
Present on the occasion were Mohd. Ashraf Azad, MM War,Arif Raja, Aijaz Hussain, Dr Rafi, Dr, Fareeda, Anwar Khan, Bilal parray, Mushtaq Noorabadi, Wajahat Hussain , Mohd Sidiq Khan, Mir Zahoor and others.