Bishnah 30 November (KNB): Senior Congress leader and member AICC, Mohinder Bhardwaj says that the farmers throughout the country and particularly those residing in border areas such as Bishnah tehsil, are passing through a bad phase due to total neglect by the Government and failure of the ruling BJP to fulfil its promises held out to them in the form of lofty statements.
A statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau said a public meeting was held in support of Manohar Lal Motton Bishnah, who is a block candidate of the party for DDC elections.
While addressing the crowd, Bhardwaj said that the farmers were already reeling under debt and neglect and top of that the three farm laws brought by the Government without consulting the farmers or their representative bodies has worsened their plight and forced them to protest on the roads.
The Congress party under the directions of its president, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi is fully supporting the farmers’ cause and in the similar vein will do everything possible to see resolution of their problems in these areas as well, he said.
The Congress senior leader asked the people to use the DDC elections as an opportunity to express their anger in a democratic manner against the government as well as the ruling BJP, who have mastered nothing but the art of telling lies to hoodwink the public, by defeating the saffron party’s candidates.
The statement further read, “Drawing attention to the Congress’ track-record of working for the up-liftment of poor, downtrodden, underprivileged in particular and all other sections of the society, Bhardwaj asked people to keep it mind in comparison to the BJP’s streak of falsehood, when they go to cast their vote.”
“I am fully committed to the overall development of Bishnah- Arnia blocks and will continue to fight for this cause in the time to come,” he said.
He added, ” Victory of Congress candidates in the DDC elections from this area would provide me further strength to achieve our goals.”
Congress candidate from block Bishnah Manohar Lal Motton, who has remained Sarpanch for two terms, made an appeal to the voters to vote for him and also promised to not leave any stone unturned in the growth of rural areas of Bishnah block, statement said.
He also pleads the cause of farmers, labours and downtrodden people living in the villages of Bishnah Block, it stated.
Ashok Dubey, Organising Secretary PCCI lauded the spirit of economic reforms initiated by successive congress governments both in the Centre and the state, which made the overall development of all sections of the society, statement read.
Adding that Prem Sharma Deepak Singh, Joginder Singh and Tara Singh also addressed the public meeting. (KNB)