1. National Conference leaders target Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani over GST remarks

National Conference leaders target Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani over GST remarks

As PDP-BJP government is trying to build a consensus on the GST in Jammu and Kashmir, opposition National Conference today accused hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani of trying to "bail out" the state government on the "crucial and sensitive" issue.

By: | Srinagar | Published: July 3, 2017 10:23 PM
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As PDP-BJP government is trying to build a consensus on the GST in Jammu and Kashmir, opposition National Conference today accused hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani of trying to “bail out” the state government on the “crucial and sensitive” issue. A number of National Conference leaders including party General secretary A M Sagar and A R Rather were reacting to the comments by the Hurriyat hawk on Saturday in which he had accused the opposition party of raising “hue and cry” over GST to regain power in the state.

“Geelani has yet again gone out of his way to distort the history of the state in an effort to bail out the PDP-BJP government this time on the crucial and sensitive issue of GST extension to the state,” the NC leaders said in a joint statement here. Terming Geelani’s statement as “disingenuous and misleading”, the NC leaders said “it did not require any lessons in morality from Geelani in upholding and safeguarding the special status of the state as it was National Conference which was the sole architect of Article 370 and the State s special constitutional status.”

 

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    Javaid
    Jul 4, 2017 at 10:36 am
    Ali Sugar Rahim Rather you people have killed more than 1 lac Kashmiri till date, your gabbe-e-Kashmir is responsible for all what is happening in Kashmir today, for his own and family's benefit.The architecture of Article 370 was Hari Singh, not your leader Gabbe-e-Kashmir.
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    d d
    Jul 3, 2017 at 10:48 pm
    so NC is totally responsible accountable for keeping the state backward and not creating part and parcel of INDIA. Now it is time for others to come together and correct the mistake and achieve progress and thereby welfare of the people. Why Mr Geelani is recognised as leader as no elected leaders from his group. Protecting /sa uarding separatist leaders is our very serious mistake.Means we are causing them to survive grow.
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