Jammu, January 15, 2017:- Congress would hold a sit in “Dharna” in front of RBI Jammu on January 18, as part of the nation wide protest over the issue of demonetization.
A meeting of Executive Committee of JKPCC was held here today under the chairman ship of PCC Chief Sh. G.A. Mir while AICC Senior leader Chief Co-ordinator of J&K State Sh. Imran Kidwai was Chief Guest in the meeting which was attended by all senior leaders, office bearers of PCC, MLAs/MLCs and Districts Presidents and members of the Executive Committee.
The meeting discussed the series of programmes as per the AICC Schedule over the issue of demonetization, following the national convention of senior leaders of the party from all over country held at New Delhi on January 11, in which AICC Vice- President Sh. Rahul Gandhi besides other top leaders including former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh briefed the participants about the adverse impacts of demonetization over the economy of country and hardships being faced by the common people .
The congress party has decided to aggressively carry on the campaign to educate the masses about the fallout of the demonetization and the failure of the Modi Govt. to explain the failures of the claims made in this regards and answer the issues raised by the congress party especially AICC Vice president Sh. Rahul Gandhi. Since the adverse effects of this move is being felt in almost all sectors and sections of the society now, the congress would intensify its campaign in this regard and launch a series of programmes in coming days, which include state level leaders conventions on January 30th , followed by districts and assembly level programmes to educate and aware the public about various aspects of the situation which has been witnessed in past, in next month.
Imran Kidwai briefed the meeting about the detailed programmes chalked out by AICC and asked the state unit to highlight the various aspects of the situation besides the anti-democratic style of functioning of the Modi. Govt. He also lashed at the Modi Govt. and BJP for trying to distort the history and mislead the nation about the contributions of the congress party and its stalwarts. The recent incident of the replacing the photograph of the Father of Nation from the Khadi, campaign by photograph of Sh. Modi and other highly insulting comments by some BJP leaders, was termed as a great insult to Father of Nation and strongly condemned by the meeting.
The PCC Chief Sh. G.A. Mir, Ex PCC- President Peerzada Mohd. Sayeed, Sr. Vice-President Sham Lal Sharma, ClP Leader Rigzin Jora, Taj-Mohiuddin, Vice Presidents Raman Bhalla, G.M. Saroori, Haji Rasheed, Kanta Bhan, Former Ministers M.S. Niaz, MLAs, MLCs, General Secretaries and other senior leaders also attended and shared their views.