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India News | Some people still see religion in danger every time an election is held: Farooq


Jammu, December 9 (PTI) The president of the National Conference of Jammu and Kashmir (NC), Farooq Abdullah, on Thursday denounced the use of religion for political purposes, claiming that Lord Rama or Allah the All- Mighty can never be in danger, but politicians can be.

Without naming anyone, Abdullah said some people still see religion in danger whenever an election draws near.

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“Lord Rama or Allah Almighty can never be in danger, politicians can be,” said Abdullah, addressing a one-day JKNC convention at the Sher-i-Kashmir Bhavan here.

Expressing his anguish at the discrimination against the listed castes in the country, the leader of the NC said: “Although a change has occurred due to the reservation, the community can be proud of producing good doctors. and engineers, but backwardness and hardship continue. ”

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He urged the community to unite and make sound decisions during the elections so that their elected officials can effect a desired transformation in their socio-economic and political emancipation.

Abdullah said the National Conference has always espoused the cause of the community and ensured its participation in decision-making.

The former chief minister regretted that the situation of the listed castes has not improved despite the nation’s independence nearly 75 years ago.

“I urge the SC community to unite under the banner of the National Conference to ensure their overall growth and progress,” he said.

Elections are going to take place, and it is only a matter of time, Abdullah added.

Referring to the growing unemployment among the educated, he said he addressed the issue of engaging local skilled and unskilled labor in various projects during the visit of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in Srinagar.

The poor of this state also deserve a livelihood that is denied to them. People from other states have to deprive the inhabitants of their due, said the head of the NC.

He also highlighted the role of women in the transformation and harmony of society and urged them to come forward and contribute to this goal.

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