Dr Darakhshan addresses huge public rally at Agarti in Rajouri ‘Whole of J&K has decided to go for a political change,’ SDP President
Feb 12/ ‘Remote border areas of the state are without the basic facilities of life. People of these areas have been exploited by the politicians during the last sixty years,’ said Socialistic Democratic Party President Dr Darakhshan Andrabi today while addressing a huge public rally at village Agarti in Rajouri today. The rally was organized by SDP District President for Rajouri Choudhary Mohammad Aslam. In addition to SDPDistrict President the public rally was addressed by SDP nominee for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary seat Gursagar Singh and General Secretary Ajay Kumar. Earlier on her arrival at Agarati, SDP President was accorded warm welcome by locals by beating the traditional drums and showering flower petals on the leadership of SDP. In her address Dr Darakhshan Andrabi said that both the ruling class and the opposition has exploited the people and they have been deliberately deprived of the true democratic spirit for the vote bank politics. She said that the spirit of the change at political level has reached Rajouri also and the people of the district have made up their mind to give SDP a chance to represent them now. Dr Andrabi said that the immense response of the people of this backward hill district to the Membership drive of SDP is quite encouraging and we are sure that in the days to come, Rajouri will be represented by SDP as will be majority of the backward areas of the state. Hailing the ground level political networking initiated by Choudhary Mohammad Aslam, SDP President said that more and more people, welfare organizations and NGOs are coming out in support of SDP Parliamentary candidate. ‘No sentimental slogans can work now, people need concrete display of redressal of grievances and problems related to public,’ said Dr Darakhshan Andrabi. Some prominent local representatives including Haji Mohammad Ashraf, Haji Shahejahan, Mohammad Nazir, Rozia, Ruqayya Bewgum and Rafeeqa Begum also spoke.