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LS polls best opportunity for people to defeat 'communal agenda' of BJP, RSS: Mir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

JKPCC G A Mir alleged Friday that the secular fabric of the country was in great "danger" under the BJP government and said this is the best opportunity for the people to defeat the "communal agenda" of BJP and the RSS.

Mir, who is the candidate for Anantnag constituency, was addressing an election rally in Khanabal area of the south district.

"The secular fabric of is in great danger under the BJP government led by He believes in divisive politics, besides dividing communities for electoral gains," Mir alleged.

"But the and the people of the country will jointly defeat the nefarious designs of BJP-RSS to ensure that secular fabric was not harmed," he said.

The Pradesh Committee (JKPCC) claimed that the BJP would go to any extent to "divide people to remain in power".

"The time has changed, people have realised the anti-minority policies of Modi and will against the saffron party in these elections. These elections were the best opportunity for the people to defeat the communal agenda of BJP RSS," he said.

Mir asked the people to rise to the occasion and for the Congress "as the victory of the party amounts to victory of secularism, unity and harmony".

"Congress stands guarantee to the integrity and overall development of while having never discriminated with any region on political or religious lines. The Congress will continue to take care of urges and aspirations of the people in all the three regions," he said.

"The central government, under Modi, has alienated the minorities and other weaker sections living in the country on caste and religion basis," he alleged.

Mir exuded confidence that the Congress, under its Rahul Gandhi, would win the elections with a thumping majority as it was the only unifying force.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 17:20 IST