x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Div Com Jammu for replacement of polythene by handloom products | CIS organizes programme on "Health is Wealth" | Taekwondo National Referee seminar-cum-refresher course concludes | Jindrah skaters distributes stationery at Kotli Shah Doula | Zone Gandhi Nagar wins both U/14 & 17 Yrs Boys Cricket Final | SIPS organizes one day workshop | PMJ irked over objectionable poster in social media | Red Cross kicks off 3-Day First Aid Training for CRPF | BJP workers celebrate victory of NDA | Raking Balakot instead of Pulwama cost dearer to opposition : Omar Abdullah | Peddler arrested by PS Nowabad, heroin recovered | Interaction with retired Police personnel held | BBIA demands exemption of excise duty on industrial chemicals | Governor greets Nahida for scaling Mount Everest | Placement drive held at MBSCET | NPS school Rajouri felicitate toppers | Jammu, Ladakh again pin faith in PM Modi | After worst ever rout, PDP to remove senior leaders from top posts | PDP losing all 3 seats in Kashmir puts party in quandary | Fed up with terror Kashmiris want restoration of peace, normalcy | Heated argument witnessed between NC, PC candidates in Baramulla during counting of votes | PCB miserably fails to implement SWM rules | Munish Gupta to contest Assembly polls from Gandhi Nagar constituency | NC bags all three parliamentary seats from Kashmir | Akbar Lone of NC wins Baramulla LS seat by 31,000 votes | NC to form next government in J&K on its own: Rana | Action plan for conservation, development of medicinal plant sector in JK discussed | Top commander Zakir Mussa killed in Tral encounter | Grenade attacks in Srinagar, Awantipora, two civilians injured | PDP leaders avoid workers | Swachh Bharat Mission fails to improve sanitation | On court order, pregnancy of minor rape victim abrogated | People voted for courageous leader: Jugal Kishore | Jammu, Ladakh goes to BJP | Restrictions imposed on indiscriminate road cutting, digging | Advisor Skandan reviews performance of KVIB | Advisor Ganai interacts with deputations, individuals | Advisor Sharma discusses establishment of Nanosciences centre in Kashmir | Court rejects bail in minor's kidnapping case | Take appropriate action in suspension cases: HC to CS | Hopefully new govt at Centre will do justice with State: Farooq Abdullah | Amarnath Yatra 2019: DDC Ramban reviews arrangements | BJP takes out victory rally in Jammu | ARTO sensitises young drivers about ethical driving | Member NDMA reviews disaster preparedness scenario in Kargil | DG BSF meets Governor | Child Labour awareness campaign held | GM Deptt seizes vehicles involved in Illegal mining | Interstate drug peddler arrested, 250 gms heroine seized | Drive against poppy cultivation, illicit crop destroyed at various places | Missing woman traced from Udhampur | Absconder arrested by Police Station Kahna Chak | Bovine smuggling & Drug menace in Jammu region | Election commission of India | Separatists support Indo-Pak peace dialogue | Back Issues  
 
news details
Divisional status to Ladakh an indication that Delhi could divide J&K
BJP not for early assembly polls
5/16/2019 11:52:59 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, May 16: The BJP has finally made its stand on the assembly elections in J&K clear. It has said that it wanted assembly polls in the state sometime in November. "The elections can be held in November after the Gujjar and Bakerwal communities returned from the upper altitudes to the plains," the BJP has said, adding that "their participation in the electoral exercise is imperative".
The BJP becomes the first party in J&K to oppose early assembly polls in the state. All other parties, the NC, the PDP, the Congress, the CPI-M and National Panthers party included, have been urging the Prime Minister to hold assembly polls at the earliest, saying that "the President's Rule is no substitute to the popularly-elected government". Significantly, the Governor's administration has also favoured assembly polls in the state sometime in November citing "security reasons". The holy month of Ramzan and the impending annual Amarnath Yatra are the two additional factors which have made the authorities to think in terms of holding assembly elections in the state in November.
However, credible sources in the BJP say that "the possibility of assembly polls even in November is too remote" and that "there is a powerful section in the local BJP and national BJP which would want assembly elections to be postponed till the time J&K was not reorganized". "Why should we agree to the Kashmiris suggestion seeking assembly polls in the state? Elections in J&K without reorganizing J&K would mean transfer of the state power to the Kashmir-based NC or both to the NC and the PDP or even to the NC-the-PDP-the Congress combine. Is it not a fact that these three parties had formed grand alliance on November 21, 2018, saying that they wanted to keep the BJP out of government and also wanted to protect the special status of the state? "The state needed to be divided before the assembly polls were held," the sources in the BJP further said, adding that "it was not for nothing that the Narendra Modi Government granted divisional status to Ladakh" and that "the grant of divisional status to Ladakh was an indication that the Modi Government had some plan worked out to create a situation under which Jammu and Ladakh manage their own affairs themselves".
It was on February 8 this year that the Governor administration took a landmark decision aimed at fulfilling the governance and development-related aspirations of the people of Ladakh. That day, the government approved the creation of a separate administrative and revenue division of Ladakh, this ending the age-old administrative control of Kashmir over the cold-desert region.
  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