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Rana said the Article 35A is anything but not 'anti national', as it forms important ingredient of the Constitution of India.
He said by giving alibis on non-completion of various flagship projects in Jammu, the BJP has 'blundered in undermining the wisdom of people, who have undergone a nightmarish era'.
The conference was inaugurated and conference keynote was delivered by LM Patnaik, professor of IISc Bengaluru.
The announcement of poll schedule and the model code of conduct have already come into effect.
The meeting was called by NC president Farooq Abdullah at his residence in Gupkar area of the city.
The NC and the Peoples Democratic Party have meanwhile decided to boycott the polls saying that the central government is yet to declare its stand on Article 35A.
Speculation is rife in that BJP was in touch with NC to form a coalition government.
After the NC decided to boycott the ULB and panchayat polls, the PDP of Mehbooba Mufti would find it difficult to participate in the polls.
The comments from BJP state spokesperson Anil Gupta came in response to Abdullah's threat yesterday that the NC may boycott the assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
Abdullah on Saturday threatened to boycott Lok Sabha and Assembly elections also if the Centre fails to give an assurance on protecting the Articles 35A and 370 respectively.
Article 35-A row: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah warns of boycotting Lok Sabha, Assembly polls
The NC has already announced that it would not participate in the municipal and panchayat polls scheduled in October-December.
Abdullah expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will emulate the steps of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who wanted to improve ties with Pakistan.
The Governor administration has announced holding of 4-phase municipal and 8-phase panchayat polls in the state from October to December.
Article 35-A row: Over dozen National Conference workers booked for raising 'Azadi' slogans in Poonch
The Supreme Court has scheduled the hearing of petitions against Article 35-A of Indian constitution for August 27.
Besides being former Solicitor General of India, Advocate Subramanium is also the ex-chairman of Bar Council of India and has been a part of numerous landmark cases in the country.