x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Now Kashmir netas dream of becoming Lt Governor | Second rung Kashmir Centric leaders project themselves as future rulers | Even after expiry of final deadline, project yet to be made functional | Transport Department shield its tainted Clerk booked by ACB | Who is Dr Farooq's jailor? | Rasana case: Court directs SSP Jammu to register FIR against SIT members for torturing innocent youth | Says if Congress jailed Sheikh Abdullah for 11 years, why heads are frowning now | 15 months on, digitalisation of JKEPFO records still in limbo | Govt employees of J&K, Ladakh to get salaries as per 7th pay commission | Satya Pal Malik tipped to first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir | Separatists, mainstream leaders used influence to get ordinary Kashmiri children killed: Malik | Only migrants, not non-Kashmiri migrants entitled for any selection under PM Package for return, rehab: J&K HC | Kumar flags off four 108 critical care ambulances for Ladakh | Govt to screen films in each district: Div Com | Khan Stresses for intervention of modern technology in agro sector to double crop productivity | ABBNSS deputation calls on SDM | Business school students visit RBI office | DIC organizes multilingual Mushaira, cultural bonanza | JKSAC observes martyr's day | Body of missing boy found from Nai Basti | Career counselling session organised at Model Academy | Save Water campaign begins JNV Chandigarh | SMVDU witnesses its 6th Alumni Meet | BJP will win all Blocks in BDC elections: Sat Sharma | Udhampur admin braces up to launch project Jeevika for water conservation | Prof Dhar declares open Jammu University Sports Fest-2019 | Unkown body of elderly man found | FOB Kathua organizes 'Plastic Mukt Bharat' | Rich Harvest students visit Botanical gardens | Book on political, historical events from 1947-2019 in J&K released | JMC organizes awareness programme on SWM | ABVP announces Central University Jammu unit | Tiny Scholars School organizes debate competition | DPS students visit herbal garden | The frustrated Pakistan deep state is reacting to its failure in an obtuse and graceless manner | The Dignity To Scavengers | GCW Gandhi Nagar,MAM College emerges champion | GCW Bhagwati Nagar organizes seminar | GDC RS Pura organizes friendly volleyball match | Terror camps destroyed in Tangdhar and Keran sectors by Indian troops | Robroo's Heer Ranjha emerges strongest musical production on folklore of love, tragedy | DSSP stand for CBI in Rasaana case Vindicated, seeks FIR against Mehbooba: Dr. Shishu | YCET organizes guest lecture on "GIS and Motivation & Career Planning" | KVK organizes awareness programme on fertilizer use | TSO Kalakote accused of demanding commission from dealers | As situation improves non-local labourers return to Kashmir valley | Apple growers not succumbing to militant threats | JCO martyred , two civilians injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC | 3 Jaish Terrorists killed during encounter | Pak requested India to maintain peace on LoC for diplomat visit but itself violated ceasefire: Indian Army sources | Construct bunkers in Schools LOC | After BOSE, universities also announce exam schedule | Cops offer Rs 15 lakh cash prize on credible info on two Hizbul militants | Alleged tempering in check-sheet by PSC: High Court directs Crime Branch to investigate | Two new police stations to deal with cyber crimes | Advisor Sharma for undertaking comprehensive measures to augment housing facilities | Advisor Skandan directs DCs to strictly follow deadlines for completion of digitization process | F&DA challans several food business establishments | Stop discrimination against Jammu: Bhardwaj | Magistrates, police sensitised about assigned duties | JKNPP alleges BJP of using money, muscle power to influence BDC elections | Army defuses live mortar shells in Poonch | Power shut down | New, skill based courses need of hour: Advisor Ganai | DDC reviews development works | J&K Reorganisation Act: Madras HC reserves order on plea’s maintainability | SWD failure to release Merit cum Means scholarship irks students | Senior Citizens Club constitutes units | DDC reviews development works under RDD | DDC reviews progress on Devika development project | Japanese ambassador meets Jitendra Singh | Railway suffers Rs 234 cr loss due to suspension of train service | 'We are not prepared for exams,' say Kashmir students | DKD will celebrate foundation day on Oct 27 at Udhampur: Mankotia | Real face of BJP stand exposed in implementation of Panchayati Raj system: AAP | R-Day in M A Stadium, authorities asked to complete work by Nov | BBIA resents proposed power tariff hike by PDD | Food establishments inspected, offenders booked in Samba | Salaries of teachers posted in GMS Bhatan withheld | Back Issues  
 
news details
BJP, Congress two faces of same coin
5/3/2019 12:11:46 AM
Early Times Report

jammu, May 2: There is hardly any fundamental difference between the Congress and the BJP as far as their attitude towards Jammu is concerned. Both the national parties take the people of Jammu province for granted and ignore them in a most brazen manner. The BJP, in fact, treads the path the Congress charts.
The Congress, which enjoyed political power for decades with the mandate it got from Jammu from time to time, released two elections manifestos for the 2019 general elections. One was meant to woo the voters across the nation as well as its Kashmir region. It contained everything for Kashmir and nothing for Jammu and Ladakh. It was released on April 2 by AICC president Rahul Gandhi.
The Congress released the second manifesto last week at Leh. It was 100% Ladakh-centric. It talked about UT status, Bhoti language, road connectivity, Kailash-Mansarovar road from Leh and so on and so forth. The Manifesto was aimed at inducing the people of Ladakh in general and Buddhist-majority Leh district in particular so that they go out on May 6 and vote for its candidate Spalbar, former CEC, Leh Autonomous Hill Development Council. This manifesto, like the its national manifesto, didn't contain even a reference to Jammu and the problems the people of Jammu had been facing since 1947.
On Wednesday, the J&K BJP, which enjoyed power at the centre during the time of Vajpayee, and has been part of the present government at the Centre since May 2014, released its second manifesto like the Congress. This was the BJP's second manifesto and it was also released at Leh. The BJP had released its national manifesto on April 8 in the presence of PM Narendra Modi.
Apart from promising what the Congress promised in its Ladakh manifesto, the BJP promised district status to Zanskar, Drass, Nubra and Changthang; fully functional Ladakh Division, completion of New Airport Terminal, Medical and Engineering Colleges and opening of trade route between India and China through Changthang, creation of development authorities for tourism promotion, to mention only a few. In fact, the BJP, like the Congress, promised moon to the people of Ladakh in general and Leh district in particular.
While one can appreciate the positive attitude of both the Congress and BJP towards the neglected people of Ladakh, one just can't ignore their negative attitude towards the people of Jammu province, who had been suffering at the hands the J&K Government since October 1947, despite the fact that the Congress and the BJP enjoyed power with the support of Jammu and Jammu paid annually over 75% revenue to the state exchequer.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU