Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari on Friday welcomed the formation of Jammu Declaration by senior National Conference leader Davender Rana.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here, he said National Conference should have given thought to regional bonding 70 years before. No one can weaken the bond between people of Jammu and Kashmir, he added.
Pointing out that his party would continue fight for restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir, he said Apni Party would continue fight for restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir irrespective of the fact of other parties are leaving the issue to the fulfillment of the commitment by the Prime Minister and Home Minister of the country.
He added that even a mother does not feed a baby till he/she starts crying for it. “we are committed to fight for restoration of statehood and won’t stop it till we get back statehood at the earliest.” Regarding the imposition of night curfew in eight districts of Jammu & Kashmir, he said, “Government might have taken the decision in the interest and the safety of the people. It is good testing is being conducted for all the travellers who enter J&K at Lakhanpur.”
Responding to a question about the charges by Chairman Muncipal Council Baramulla against him for using muscle and money power against him, Bukhari said, “I dare him to prove the charges of money and muscle power against me and and my party.
I don’t know which money he talks about. The person who is himself part of BJP can’t accuse others of collaboration with the saffron party.