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BJP Ministers maintain silence to keep PDP bosses happy
No Holiday On Maharaja's Birthday
9/23/2017 11:29:34 PM
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Sept 23: The failure of Bharatiya Janata Party to persuade its coalition ally Peoples Democratic Party to declare a holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh has proved it beyond doubt that BJP is nothing more than a second fiddle in the present coalition government.
"It's strange that despite BJP winning 25 seats in Jammu region it failed to address one of the major aspirations of the Jammu people. Even assembly passed a resolution to declare a holiday on Maharaja's birthday but the BJP could not convince PDP to issue an order in this regard," said an analyst.
He said, "Since the day BJP has joined hands with PDP it has failed to assert its authority. The party has even failed to put its foot down on crucial issues."
A politician alleged that BJP Ministers have made "big compromises" for the sake of power and they don't want to annoy their coalition ally Peoples Democratic Party. "All the plum ministries are held by the PDP and their ministers seem least bothered about the Jammu region. The entire focus of the PDP ministers is on Kashmir," he added.
A critic said, "BJP ministers have been asked by the PDP to maintain silence over the issue (announcing a holiday on the occasion of Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday). They have been told that any such decision would annoy the people in Kashmir and would provide opposition National Conference a chance to corner the PDP in the Valley."
He said, "Had the BJP leaders been sincere they would have mentioned it (holiday issue) in the Agenda of Alliance. At that point of time BJP wanted to grab the power somehow and it didn't bother about the promises which it had made to the people of Jammu. The BJP signed AoA in a hurry as it wanted to rule J&K."
"Neither have the BJP leaders been able to get the Article 370 scrapped nor have they been able to declare a holiday on Maharaja's birthday. Their promises have remained confined to papers only and they have failed to deliver," the critic added.
A leader of a Jammu based party said that BJP and its ministers have proved to be a "big disappointment." "People are up in arms against them. BJP leaders have literally surrendered before the PDP. They are acting like their assistants and it looks like that they have no say in the government. BJP leaders maintaining silence and acting like chamchas of the PDP big wigs has exposed them and has left the Jammu people disillusioned," he added.
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