JAMMU, JUN 02:
National Conference leader and former MLA Mrs Bimla Luthra on Saturday exhorted people to stand against divisive forces, who were exploiting regional and religious sentiments to further their nefarious political agenda in a pluralistic state like Jammu and Kashmir.
Welcoming a group of women activists, mostly from the BJP, into National Conference fold at a function at Salehar Kothen here this afternoon, Mrs Bimla Luthra said that the state is facing numerous challenges unfolded by opportunistic parties like PDP and the BJP, adding that these can be met by maintaining unity and tranquility.
Mrs Bimla Luthra said National Conference is the only party that can steer out the State from the present morass and ensure equitable development of all, irrespective of region or religion, caste or creed. He said the politically sagacious people have to play their important role in heralding peace and strengthening the bonds of unity and brotherhood between various segments of society. On the occasion, she also inaugurated a water pump, dug for the people of the areas.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included Kanta Devi, Raj Rani, Veena, Jyoti, Tilki, Sudesh, Poonam and others.