Full Statehood, Jobs to Natives & Extra: With Massive Plans for J&Okay, Azad Broadcasts Personal Celebration, Says Individuals Will Resolve its Title & Flag

Former Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday addressed his highly-anticipated political rally in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, asserting the beginning of his new outfit, after breaking away from his five-decade-long affiliation with the grand previous celebration.

I’ve not determined upon a reputation for my celebration but. The folks of J&Okay will resolve the identify and the flag for the celebration. I’ll give a Hindustani identify to my celebration that everybody can perceive,” Azad mentioned on the rally.

He added that his celebration will give attention to the restoration of full statehood, proper to land and employment to native domicile. Azad additionally attacked the Congress on the rally, including that the “celebration was made by us by our blood, not by computer systems, not by Twitter.”

“Individuals are making an attempt to defame us however their attain is proscribed to computer systems and tweets. That’s the reason Congress is nowhere to be seen on the bottom,” Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned.

Because the chief had reached Jammu on Sunday morning for his first rally after leaving Congress, he had advised News18 that his ‘national-level’ celebration could be firstly focussed on ‘upcoming J&Okay polls’.

The 73-year-old Azad, who had earlier ended his decades-old relationship with Congress, blamed ‘unlucky circumstances’ behind his leaving the celebration. He additionally expressed hope in his aspirations for Jammu and Kashmir, saying it had lengthy been his dream to make the area ‘pleased’.

“From 2005 to 2008, I used to be the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. However some companions had left in the course of my time period, so my agenda couldn’t be fulfilled at the moment. We had an agenda to make a contented Jammu and Kashmir. Those that have been with me within the cupboard at the moment, all of the skilled leaders and succesful folks, MLAs and ministers, all of them got here with us. And collectively we’ll fulfill that unfinished agenda,” a buoyant Azad advised News18.

In accordance with Azad, the “dream of the prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir, which had taken-off”, had reached midway, “however some folks didn’t like that happiness.” In a refined assault on the PDP, he mentioned some folks had not preferred the optimistic modifications as they thought it will not get them votes.

Speaking in regards to the highly-anticipated announcement of his new outfit, Azad confirmed studies, and mentioned the brand new celebration “shaped might be a national-level one.”

“However we’re in no hurry for nationwide aspirations, because it (the celebration) will begin from Jammu and Kashmir. Elections can occur in Jammu and Kashmir at any time,” he mentioned.

“We’re seeing the situation of Congress in the entire nation since final 8 years; within the 49 meeting elections that have been held, it misplaced 39. Now, out of these 49, solely two states have Congress. Earlier than the remainder even go, we thought that we might construct our home. Wherein all will maintain bricks, nobody will maintain sand. As a result of on the nationwide degree solely ‘sand-keepers’ presently exist, however solely sand doesn’t construct homes,” he mentioned.

The highway alongside the Jammu airport has been donning enormous hoardings and banners welcoming Azad. On the important venue, seating preparations have been made for over 20,000 folks. “All those that resigned in assist of Azad might be current on the public assembly,” GM Saroori, a former minister, mentioned.

He additionally mentioned that over 3,000 supporters of Azad, representing totally different sections of society, have expressed need to affix palms with him on the public assembly. “It is vitally tough to handle such numerous joinings we’ve labored out a formulation to make them elevate their palms in assist of Azad to welcome the brand new entrants,” he mentioned.

He mentioned folks from totally different political events are additionally in contact with them and “we expect a tsunami of assist in favour of Azad in coming occasions.” “Individuals have examined Azad throughout his chief ministership (from November 2005 to July 2008) and are eagerly ready for his return as the subsequent chief minister, he mentioned. He mentioned the Azad-led celebration could be a actuality on the political map of Jammu and Kashmir forward of the subsequent Meeting elections that are prone to be held after the completion of the continued means of particular abstract revision of the electoral rolls on November 25.

Azad give up the Congress, a celebration he has been related to for over five-decades on August 26, terming the celebration “comprehensively destroyed”. Since Azad’s resignation, a flurry of prime leaders and executives have give up the celebration and vowed to increase their assist to Azad. Former deputy chief minister, eight former ministers, a former MP, 9 legislators apart from numerous Panchayati Raj Establishment (PRI) members, municipal corporators and grassroots staff from throughout Jammu and Kashmir have all jumped ship and joined the Azad camp.

Azad has been below extreme criticism from the Congress after his pubic exit. Earlier this week, Azad took a swipe at Congress which had insinuated that he was cozying as much as Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he left the celebration. Congress alleged that his “DNA has been Modi-fied” and several other leaders attacked him citing Modi’s speech in Rajya Sabha in February final 12 months wherein the teary-eyed prime minister had praised Azad as a “true pal”.

Azad delivered a stern response to the remarks and mentioned assembly and speaking to political rivals doesn’t change one’s DNA.

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Former Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday addressed his highly-anticipated political rally in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, asserting the beginning of his new outfit, after breaking away from his five-decade-long affiliation with the grand previous celebration. I’ve not determined upon a reputation for my celebration but. The folks of J&Okay will resolve the…