Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu & Kashmir registered its strong protest against the inhumane assassination of its senior leader, Gul Mohammed Mir at Kashmir.
Effigy of Pakistan was burned amidst the slogans of Pakistan Murdabad, Atankvaad Murdabad in the protest, which was held in the leadership of BJP senior leaders at Press Club, Jammu.
BJP State President Ravinder Raina along with former Deputy Minister Kavinder Gupta, State General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi, former Ministers Sat Sharma, Sukhnandan Choudhary, MLC Ashok Khajuria, State Vice-President Parmod Kapahi, former MLA Rajesh Gupta, State Secretaries Praduman Singh, Veenu Khanna, BJYM State President Vikas Choudhary, BJP Mahila Morcha State President Rajni Sethi, SC Morcha State President Jagdish Bhagat, State Spokesperson Brig. Anil Gupta, State Press Secretary & State Media Incharge Dr. Pardeep Mahotra, State Incharge Social Media & IT Jaidev Rajwal, District Presidents Ayodhya Gupta, Baldev Singh Billawaria, Omi Khajuria were amongst the prominent BJP leaders who protested against the inhumane killing of senior BJP leader.
Ravinder Raina, attacking Pakistan on the front foot for its open support to terrorism, held rogue country Pakistan and its sponsored militants responsible for ghastly attack which claimed precious life of BJP’s district Vice-President for Anantnag, Gul Mohammed Mir. He said that the way, in which Gul Mohammed Mir, senior BJP leader, was shot at his home in Nowgam village on Saturday night, testifies the frustration of terrorists to disrupt the ongoing peace process in Kashmir.
Raina, said that Gul Sahib was a dedicated BJP worker and a social activist who was also known as Atal Bihari Vajpayee of Anantnag. Stressing that the BJP fully stands with the family of the deceased leader in the hour and coming time with all help, his sacrifice will be avenged for good, sparing no body. Pakistan sponsored terrorists are the killer of humanity and all their supporters will be dealt with iron hands by the Modi government, he added. He also raised serious question over the manner, in which the security cover was withdrawn from active political leaders.
Kavinder Gupta, emphasized that the martyred leader has braved many threats to his life due to his active social and political life. He said that the sacrifice by Gul sahib will act as beacon for the coming generations and that these dastardly acts will further strengthen the resolve of Kashmir people to fight against the ill of terrorism and separatism. He asked the authorities for a stricter action in short span of time on all the culprits responsible for the act and ensuring all the measures for the security cover of lives of social and political workers across the state along with their families.
Sat Sharma, in his address, said that Gul Mohammed Mir was associated with the BJP for a long time and had earlier contested Assembly elections from Dooru constituency in 2008 and 2014. He contributed a great deal in strengthening the party at grass root level and the party has lost a senior leader today. He said that the martyred leader will always be remembered for his dedicated working in the troubled times.
Yudhvir Sethi, in his address, said that the Pakistan and its sponsored terrorists will have to pay a heavy price for their misdeeds. He said that today, we have lost a true soldier, who never cared for his life, while working for the party and the society. He added that Gul Mohammed Mir’s sacrifice will act as catalyst for ending terrorism in the state.
Vinay Gupta, Anil Masoom(Councillor), Sanjeev Sharma, Kuldeep Kandhari, Puneet Mahajan, Jaideep Sambyal, Keshav Chopra, Jeet Angral, Harbans Choudhary, Veena Gupta, Brijesh Gupta, Anil Sharma (Sarpanch), Councillors Lucky Puri, Ajay Gupta, Narottam Sharma, Gopal Mahajan, Hari Om, Rekha Mahajan, Meenia, Rajesh Dogra, Kuldeep Magotra and others also participated in the protest.