Indians are having the legitimate right to hoist the National flag anywhere in India.
Jammu-Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is determined not to let BJP leaders hold a public meeting on Tuesday [25-1-2011] that is part of the party’s march to Srinagar to hoist the Indian flag in the J&K summer capital on Republic Day. Imposing restrictions on assembly under the criminal code, the state government asked BJP leaders to return to Delhi.
The drama at Jammu airport was still unfolding late on Monday]24-1-2011] evening with BJP leaders turning down requests by the state administration and Union home minister P Chidambaram to leave the city. The administration appears wary of arresting the Opposition leaders as this could give BJP political mileage but is not allowing entry either.
A BJP youth wing leader claimed that around 200 BJP activists had reached Srinagar to attempt to hoist the flag at Lal Chowk’s clock tower on January 26th. BJP leaders rejected Chidambaram’s suggestion that they had made their point and should leave. The only point made, they told the home minister, was that the state government was preventing entry into Jammu itself.
Sushma Swaraj and Jaitley, leaders of Opposition in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, and Kumar first sat on the tarmac of Jammu airport after the authorities ordered them back to Delhi saying the party’s march to Srinagar to hoist the national flag on the Republic Day and rallies elsewhere wouldn’t be allowed.
In our opinion Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India. So hoisting national flag anywhere in India could be performed by any citizen of the nation. Why this confusion? Whichever government, in any of the states, should provide protection to Indian national flag and those hoisting it in any public place. Why Omar Abdullah is afraid of it?
If flag hoisting on 26th in Srinagar is denied that will be the saddest day of our country as it will be the beginning of India breaking into parts as all fundamentalists, extremists will learn to challenge our sovereignty. Hence let us not make it happen and keep our mother India as one.
Omar Abdullah should remember that the Lal Chowk is within Indian Territory and he should in fact deal firmly with those opposing it. Our Independence was brought up on the bloodshed of lakhs of Indians. Every Indians are having the legitimate right to hoist the National flag on the Republic day on any places he like in India. Let Indian Unite to save our country. More in “You Tube” Videos.
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