Three days ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally, Bhartiya Janata Party has dispatched its top state leaders to different districts of Valley to “mobilise and motivate” people for the November 7 rally. Talking to KNS, BJP MLC and senior leader Ramesh Arora said that the PM’s rally will be “historic” in terms of the number of people who will attend it. “We are sending our leaders to different parts of Kashmir to motivate our party workers to go to the rally and bring along more people with them,” Arora told KNS. He said that senior leader Ashok Koul has been dispatched to Budgam where he is mobilizing people to attend the November 7 rally. Similarly, Avinash Rai Khanna is motivating people in Baramulla, while as Arora himself will be mobalizing people in Hazratbal, Habbakadal and Amirakadal constituencies in Srinagar district. Jugal Kishore will be mobilizing people in Batamallo constituency. He said that though BJP will not use the word “package” that has been reported that PM will announce during his rally. “BJP will not use the word package. Let the PM announce it himself what it will be. But one thing is clear that PM will make announcement about the redressal of development grievance of Kashmir,” Arora said. He said that announcement will be made about youth issues, migrants, industries and houseboats. On Kashmir issue, he said that Modi and BJP will follow the path of former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee. “We follow Vajpayee’s policy on Kashmir, and we are working on it,” he said. He said that the BJP is ready to talk with separatists within the constitution of India. “If Kashmiri separatists are ready to talk with us within the constitution of India, let them come. They have to decide about their participation,” he said.
2015 Kashmir Despatch