Former senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is ready to launch his personal political outfit, on Sunday stated Article 370 of the structure, which granted higher autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir and was revoked two years in the past, cannot be restored.
“Article 370 cannot be restored. 370 restoration wants a two-thirds majority in parliament. I can’t permit events to take advantage of folks within the title of 370. I can’t mislead folks within the title of 370. It can not come again,” he stated in a fiery speech at a rally in Baramulla.
“The political exploitation has killed one lakh folks in Kashmir and orphaned 5 lakh youngsters. I can’t search votes on falsehood and exploitation. I’ll converse solely what’s achievable even when it hurts me elections,” he stated, concentrating on native events.
“We are going to announce a brand new social gathering in 10 days. Give me help for restoration of statehood, safety of jobs and land for native residents of Jammu and Kashmir,” Mr Azad stated, saying the platform that he desires to drift his social gathering on.
Mr Azad’s stance is at odds with most regional events in Jammu and Kashmir, together with his former social gathering Congress, which have signed a pact to marketing campaign for the restoration of Article 370 – which granted particular powers to the state.