CPI (M) condemns the death of innocent civilians


CPI (M) District Committee Kulgam held an important meeting today the 10th of July 2018 at its office in Kulgam. Among others the meeting was attended by the party State Secretary, Gh. Nabi Malik. Senior State committee member, Gh. Mohidin Lone chaired the meeting. The committee deliberated on the issue of ongoing human rights violations in Kashmir, the overall political situation and sorted out some important organisational issues as well. The committee condoled the death of uninvolved and innocent civilians killed in Hawoora-Redwani area of Kulgam.

Recently by the indiscriminate firing of forces it urged upon the Governor’s administration to put an end to the collateral loss as the killings of civilians is not only totally  un-acceptable but is also detrimental to political process, democratic norms and efforts in the path of political initiatives for resolving the Kashmir conundrum.

It was also urged that Kashmir issue cannot be resolved by violence and counter violence but by sincere and sustained political dialogue. The committee analyzed the overall political situation and asserted that the Sang Parivar led by RSS-BJP combine is bent upon furthering its communal and divisive agenda for the sake of coming parliamentary elections 0f 2019.These forces also want to vitiate the atmosphere in J&K and play the card of communalist regionalism so as to gain the lost ground in the state as well as in the country as a whole.

The committee took note of the serious situation facing the fruit industry, which is under an attack of the disease called “Alternairia” nowadays. The committee strongly put forward  the demand that the Horticulture department and the Agriculture University SKUAST, should be activated to  analyses this and other deadly diseases which have devastated the apple crop in Kashmir valley. It was also stressed that the concerned field officials must visit the affected areas and suggest remedies at the earliest. In addition the damage must be assessed and the sufferers extended the compensation,The committee expressed its dismay that despite repeated demands over a long period of time the government has still not implemented the crop insurance scheme  in Kashmir valley.

The committee which was attended by 20 out of 22 members discussed many organisational matters threadbare. It unanimously elected the senior member, Mohd. Afzal Paray as District Secy (Kulgam) in place of Mohd. Amin Dar Who resigned yesterday from the secretary ship and also the basic membership of the party. Three member District Secretariat consisting of three state committee members from the same district also was unanimously elected. An office secretary was also elected to run the office smoothly. (PTK)