Politics of gimmick

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The protest of some state Congress leaders at Press Club Jammu some times back to protest against PDP-BJP coalition government for its alleged failure to control Kashmir unrest, seemed ridiculous and mockery of politics. The place is generally used by aggrieved parties like OBC, VR, Daily Wagers, West Pakistani Refugees and POJK refugees to stage protest against the government against their grievances.
The Congress Party, which remained in power in the state for almost maximum period after independence, were least concerned about the problems of the people when in power. We have seen the era of Ghulam Mohd Sadiq, Sayeed Mir Qasim when Congress was absolutely in majority with a few opposition members in the assembly. Then time came when Congress shared power with PDP and later on with NC for almost 12 power. In all these periods, most of the Congress leaders remain arrogant and were not accessible to common man.
Above all, they hardly raised any issue of discrimination of Jammu region in the legislative assembly.
Today, when they are not in power and were completely routed out from Jammu region in the last assembly election, they are champion of Jammu cause. They are farmer friendly and leaving no stone unturned to come to the rescue of the people as and when they are coming on roads for their grievances like power and water supply.
There is no doubt that PDP-BJP government led by Mehbooba Mufti is not coming up to the expectation of the people. Moreover the government machinery has totally paralyzed due to continue unrest and disturbances created and sponsored by Pakistan.
Not only Congress but other opposition parties like National Conference (NC) and JKNPP are trying to take political mileage out of this prevailing situation with all types of tactics to destabilise the government.
Since all these parties have been rejected by the voters in the last assembly election after seeing their performance, now how they can deliver a good governance.
Voters of today are not fool as was 20-30 years back. They are knowing all types of political gimmicks used by these power hungry politicians. The voters very much aware that these power hungry politicians are shedding crocodile tears just to grab
the power.
JK NPP Supremo Prof Bhim Singh has gone to the extent of pleading all dignitaries like Governor and President of India to impose Governor rule in the state. He even called on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and asked her to withdraw support to RSS/BJP, thereby bringing political instability in the state.
In this period of political crisis, these leaders should extend support to government to defeat the evil design of anti national forces and Pakistan but on the contrary, they are trying to destabilize coalition government for their narrow political gain, knowing very well that the situation is beyond control whosoever may be in power. These leaders should not forget that aware public is watching all drama and would not be trapped by their trick.
The opposition parties should play constructive role and extend support to bring normalcy in the state in the larger interest of the public.

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