J&K deserves immediate attention of Parliament to save State from grave situation

Prof. Bhim Singh
Prof. Bhim Singh

deserves immediate attention of Parliament to save State from grave

(J&K) November 29, 2019. Prof.Bhim Singh, NPP Chief Patron
who is also Sr. Executive Member of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) today
assured the protesting lawyers of J&K Bar Association, Jammu
that he shall take up their matter with the Supreme Court Bar Association as
well as the Bar Council of India for their immediate intervention to ensure that
High Court Complex shall not shifted for many reasons. Mainly because the High
Court of J&K in its judgment in a case filed by Prof.Bhim Singh, has
directed the J&K government that the forest land in Bage Bahu, Jammu shall
not be used for housing purpose.

He said
that High Court of J&K cannot be shifted to a forest land.

Singh also said that the government arbitrarily and without seeking the opinion
of the Bar Association, Jammu has issued direction that all the registration
will be taken care of by the revenue authorities. This has created a chaos
among the lawyers as the judiciary has been arbitrarily deprived of its power
which judiciary has since 1930, Prof.Bhim Singh also reminded the state
authorities that the Constitution makers in 1949 when Constitution was being
drafted under the chairmanship of Baba Saheb Ambedkar that the existing laws in
J&K shall not be demolished or suppressed.

Singh congratulated the Jammu Bar Association for fighting public interest
issues mentioned above and the people of J&K and the lawyers’ standby the
lawyer associations which have been on the roads for the past 29 days. He also
thanked the litigants and the people of Jammu for their full support and
solidarity with the striking lawyers who are on the roads.

Prof.Bhim Singh urged the President of India to depute senior law-knowing officers to talk to the lawyers of Jammu.

He also urged the leadership of the agitating lawyers of Jammu Bar Association to seek appointment with the President of India, who himself has been Supreme Court Advocate and is aware of the legal situations and complications being faced by J&K lawyers.

He urged the President of India to invite delegation of representatives of J&K Bar Association, Jammu to ensure that 30 days old lawyers strike shall be settled according to the situation and legal action.

Panthers Party held an urgent meeting to discuss as to what needs to be done to
save total collapse of Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian residents from the
grave situation which all 18 districts of Jammu and Kashmir (except Ladakh)
passing through difficult time and the Parliament has a duty to attend Jammu
and Kashmir at the earliest.

Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party has appealed all the Members of
Parliament irrespective their parties to send their joint delegation to Kashmir
so that the real picture emerging in Kashmir Valley shall come in the notice of
all political parties in Parliament.

expressed surprise that entire political process in Jammu and Kashmir has been
dug in the grave of political interest by the ruling party in New Delhi. He
said that this matter needs to be discussed in the Parliament after the
representatives of the political parties visit Kashmir without delay. He also
expressed sympathies with the people of Kashmir Ghati and Jammu province who
have been deprived of the statehood by the Parliament under the dictates of
ruling party in Delhi which shall prove counter-productive and shall not be
national interest.

NPP urged the President, Mr. Ramnath Kovind who is looking after Jammu and Kashmir because the J&K state is under President’s Rule and its’ statehood has been demolished by the Parliament who was not competent to do so.