Kashmiri BJP leader says Article 35A is gender bias

Srinagar: BJP National Vice President youth and in charge West Bengal Engineer Aijaz Hussain Tuesday said there is need to modify Article 35A. He claimed that under this Article women are being discriminated.

Hussain who hails from Balhama locality said more and more people from Kashmir are joining BJP as they feel this is the only party that is not run by any dynasty.

He said BJP is not a party for Hindus only but Muslims are also part of it. He said a campaign is being run by Opposition parties claiming that Muslims have no role in BJP.

He lamented that some sections of people are defaming people of Kashmir outside Jammu and Kashmir. “It is the result of vicious propaganda that youth of Kashmir outside Jammu and Kashmir are being labeled as terrorists and anti-national. There is dire need to portray Kashmir in a positive way,” Hussain said.