Srinagar, Dec 17: The Congress party on Sunday said that the new Congress chief- Rahul Gandhi is well-versed with the issues pertaining to the Jammu and Kashmir and has a special bonding with the state, marred by decades of violence and uncertainty. The state Congress President, G.A Mir said that Rahul Gandhi connects well with the youth of Kashmir Valley and is aware about the hardships being faced by them every day. “I haven’t come across any political leader in India who is as much caring for the youth of Jammu and Kashmir as is Rahul Gandhi. He wants them to get out of crises and scan new horizons with eager hope,” said Mir.
The state Congress chief added that in the past as well there were several youth oriented schemes launched by the Government of India after Rahul pitched for them. “There is Udaan in place and so is the Prime Minister’s scholarship program for the students of Jammu and Kashmir. All such initiatives were taken by Rahul Gandhi and he will continue with such endeavours for the JK’s young generation.” Mir said.
He added that Rahul’s tenure as Congress President will prove helpful for the state of Jammu and Kashmir in the long run as the new Congress chief is aware about the ground situation. “And when time comes, Rahul is capable enough to resolve the issues pertaining to the state.” (KNS)