Article 370 a constitutional guarantee to accession: Farooq Shah

Tangmarg, Apr 7: Asking Government of India (GoI) to revoke the National Highway Ban order, National Conference leaders Farooq Ahmad Shah and Shaukat Ahmad Mir Sunday said that the ban has crippled life in Valley and forced to people to remain confined to their homes.
Addressing a mammoth gathering at Hardaboora, the duo said that such “anti-people” measures were unacceptable and will be resisted. The duo also spoke about article 370 and 35-A and said these were guarantee for the accession and abrogation of these constitutional guarantees will have huge repercussions.
Later during the interactions at Gonipora, Katchmatipora, Bongam, Ogmuna, Devpora, Karhama, GundDalwash, Tarhama and Pinjoora, Farooq Shah said that majority of the areas in the Tangmarg constituency have been left under-development causing inconvenience to the people. He vowed that the areas will be developed on priority after NC government comes to power.
He added that education and road infrastructure would be strengthened besides establishing skill development Institutes where youth of these areas can achieve different skills to get jobs and venture into entrepreneurship. He said since the area is full of Tourism potential but has unfortunately been confined to only a few pockets, his priority would be to harnest that potential to its full capacity and expand it to the village level through Village Tourism which will not only promote tourism but also boost economic condition of the people. The NC leaders urged people to vote for NC Candidate in the parliament election so that the North Kashmir gets an able representative in New Delhi. (KNS)