National Conference (NC) chief Farooq Abdullah on Thursday introduced an alliance with People’s Democratic Party of Mehbooba Mufti, Sajjad Lone and different regional teams to combat for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing which the Modi authorities had scrapped in August 2019.
“We have named this alliance as People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration. Our battle is a constitutional battle, we want the government of India to return to the people of the State the rights they held before 5th August 2019,” information company ANI quoted Farooq Abdullah as saying.
Farooq Abdullah had convened the assembly at his dwelling to chalk out the longer term plan of action on Gupkar Declaration.
We have named this alliance as People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration. Our battle is a constitutional battle, we would like the federal government of India to return to the folks of the State the rights they held earlier than fifth Aug 2019: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah https://t.co/UuctoN13Km pic.twitter.com/6ADqSsxYrz
— ANI (@ANI) October 15, 2020
Gupkar Declaration is a decision issued after an all-party assembly on August 4, 2019 on the Gupkar residence of the NC chief. The decision on the finish of the meet on August 4, 2019, a day earlier than the Centre introduced its determination of revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and cut up it into two Union territories, stated the events unanimously resolved that they might be united of their effort to guard and defend the identification, autonomy and particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir in opposition to all assaults and onslaughts.
The events had met once more in August this yr and vowed to combat for the restoration of the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir.
In August final yr, the Centre scrapped Article 370 that granted particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it into two Union territories.
Today’s assembly comes a few days after Mehbooba Mufti was launched from detention. On Wednesday, Farooq and his son Omar met Mehbooba Mufti at her residence in Srinagar.