Associated News Bureau
JKNPP protests against illegal settlement of Rohingyas

Jammu:

Launching ascathing attack on BJP for ‘hoodwinking’ the people over the muchawaited deportation of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis fromJammu region amid brewing public anger, Panthers Party activists led by HarshDev Singh, Chairman J&K National Panthers Party (JKNPP) staged a protestdemonstration at Exhibition Ground here today. Raising slogans like: “Gaddar BJP Hai-Hai, Chodho Hamara JammuPradesh, Rohingyas Jaao Bangladesh (down-down traitor BJP, Rohingyas goback to Bangladesh),” the protesters torched the effigy of BJP andsought repatriation of the illegally settled foreigners without any furtherdelay.

            Describingthe Rohingyas as the biggest threat to the communal harmony andcomposite culture of Jammu, Harsh Dev alleged the criminal apathy of the governmentover the issue resulting in massive public outrage.  

He said, despiteproven criminal record of Rohingyas and their suspected role interror attacks, the BJP partnered dispensation had not responded to thealarming situation which could vitiate peace in the ‘city of temples’.

Lambasting theSaffron Party for adopting resolution recently regarding enquiry into the roleof politicians in their (Rohingyas) illegal settlement in Jammu Pradesh, hesaid that such moves were made only to divert attention of public.

He said thatthe BJP Working Committee in its resolution on April 1 had recommended to theGovernment to constitute a commission headed by a sitting High Court judge toinquire into the circumstances leading to the settlement of Rohingyas and fixresponsibility of persons involved in the activity.  

Accusing the Congress, NC, PDP of openly supportingRohingyan settlement in the State, Harsh Dev further took a dig at the BJP leddispensation for providing all civic amenities to the Rohingyas therebysuggesting to grant them permanent shelter.

Hesaid that it was a bitter truth that number of illegal foreign immigrants posingdemographic threat to Jammu region soared under BJP rule with thousandsof Rohingyas camping in Jammu and Samba districts.