Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today received another shot in its arm with former MLC, Dr. Shenaz Ganai joined the party in presence of party national general secretary and in charge J&K and Ladakh UTs, Tarun Chugh, Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh and BJP national spokesman, Zafar Islam here today.
Chugh welcomed her to the BJP and said she would be an asset to the party as a new era of growth and development has set in J&K which reflects negation of parties like NC.
Dr. Shenaz Ganai, previously a Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) representing the National Conference (NC), is known for her unwavering dedication to public service and tireless advocacy for the welfare of the people, Chugh said.
Chugh acknowledged her significant stature and influence in Jammu and Kashmir’s political arena. He expressed optimism regarding the party’s future trajectory in the region and alluded to the possibility of more prominent figures from Jammu and Kashmir making the decision to align with the BJP in the near future, underlining the growing momentum and resonance of the party’s vision for the UT. Click here to watch video
He reaffirmed the BJP’s commitment to expediting the electoral process in Jammu and Kashmir, highlighting the party’s meticulous and comprehensive preparations across all districts of the region. He exuded confidence in the overwhelming support of the people of Kashmir, pointing to the BJP’s proven track record of delivering tangible benefits and transformative change to the region and its populace.
Furthermore, Chugh proclaimed passionately, “We cannot overlook the transformative and inclusive governance agenda spearheaded by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in Jammu and Kashmir. Under his leadership, we have witnessed significant strides in dismantling entrenched political dynasties, ushering in a new era of participatory and people-centric governance.” With unwavering conviction, he declared, “This is a testament to the BJP’s commitment to fostering positive change and inclusivity in our beloved region.
He said under Modi J&K is on the path of development and prosperity as the people of the UT have developed unflinching trust in the leadership qualities of Prime Minister. “The J&K which had earned a notoriety for terrorism has now become the tourism capital and there is tremendous transformation in the UT,” he added.
Chugh said that people of the UT have developed a lot of trust in PM with the pro public policies of his Government. He (PM) gave justice to Pahris, Gujjars and Bakerwals who were struggling for their rights since long. “With reservation given to these communities they can now dream of getting good education, aspire for higher public posts and can compete with the other people in the country”, he added.
The BJP national general secretary said that for the first time reservation was given to Pahari, Gadi, Bakerwals etc so that they can move ahead and progress in their life. He said there is a discernable change in the ground situation in Kashmir now as people in large numbers participated in Tiranga rally last year and Tourism has increased to record high with PM’s efforts.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Shahnaz Ganai said she had chosen to join the BJP, because of the party’s steadfast commitment to delivering on its promises to the citizens of India. She specifically highlighted the recent landmark achievement of securing long-awaited reservation for the Scheduled Tribes (ST) community in Jammu and Kashmir as a clear demonstration of the BJP’s dedication to addressing the needs and aspirations of all segments of society, like the Gujjars, Bakerwals, Paharis, Gaddis etc.
Meanwhile, prominent political and social activists joined BJP in two separate events at party Headquarters Jammu and at Katra in Reasi district of Jammu region.
Satish Shastri State secretary, Pradesh Congress along with his 150 supporters joined BJP at Jammu party headquarters here today, party handout said.
Nakul Mattoo former Corporator , Srinagar Waquar Chaudhary along with 200 supporters joined party while hundreds joined party in presence of BJP district president , Rohit Dubey in Katra. Reasi