Shri Ram Sena, Jammu Kashmir has welcomed the clarification made by Director Tourism, Jammu and the Managing Director, J&K Cable Car Corporation regarding the controversy aroused with regard to change of name of Bahu Colony to Shahabad which never existed in any revenue record ever before.
Shri Ram Sena's state president Rajiv Mahajan said
that the government's official patronage in an attempt to change the
name of historical place Bahu Colony to Shahabad had stirred up
provocation among the Hindus.
He said the authorities' timely
statement regarding clarification that the name of the cable car
project is "Peer Kho to Bahu Fort? and not Shahabad.
Mahajan said that timely statement of authorities
have pacified the angered Hindus and saved the situation from going
worse. He warned the state government to refrain from these communal
flaring attempts in future to maintain peace and harmony in the
He also asked the government to rectify the names of
Hari Parbat, Anantnag and other places in Kashmir whose names have
also been changed with Islamic names.