Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has dominated out the potential for his appointment as the subsequent Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
In a public rally, Azad mentioned that he’s neither in search of employment nor inquisitive about changing into the Lieutenant Governor. He mentioned that he’s a politician and his focus is on serving the individuals.
“I’ll request individuals to not belief the hearsay mills, that are working in overdrive. There’s a contemporary hearsay right here that Ghulam Nabi Azad goes to be the subsequent LG. I’ve not come (to JK) in search of a job; I need to serve the individuals,” Azad mentioned at a public rally on Sunday.
Azad, who left Congress and based the Democratic Progressive Azad Occasion (DPAP), claimed that some individuals have been making an attempt to convey the concept that he was looking for rehabilitation. Talking at a celebration gathering, he additional denied that he returned to JK politics on the BJP’s request.
Azad’s assertion comes amid hypothesis that he’s being thought of for the put up of Lieutenant Governor. The hypothesis has been fueled by the truth that Azad has met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Residence Minister Amit Shah on a number of events in latest months.
Nonetheless, Azad has made it clear that he’s not within the put up. He mentioned that he’s completely satisfied together with his present function as a politician and that he doesn’t need to take up any authorities place.
Talking at a public rally, Azad said that unemployment and inflation have been two main points confronting Jammu and Kashmir, and he known as for fast motion to handle them.
“Unemployment is on the rise. There are not any jobs. The federal government is promoting posts, however interviews aren’t held. Educated youth haven’t any jobs, and their mother and father have exhausted their financial savings on their schooling,” the previous chief minister mentioned.
Azad known as the repeal of Article 370, which eliminated Jammu and Kashmir’s distinctive standing, a “nice mistake.”
“Within the final 9 years, one other nice mistake was made – Article 370 and Article 35A have been eliminated. This error pushed us additional again. There was uncertainty about whether or not the land would stick with us or not,” he added.
Ghulam Nabi Azad served because the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir from 2005 to 2008. He additionally served because the Chief of Opposition within the Rajya Sabha from 2014 to 2021.
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