Srinagar: “Mai Hu Tanha, Mujse Baat Karne k Liye kijiye Dial 50007511 Rs 5 per minute! Kya hain ladkiyon k raaz? Ab khulenge Yahan. Dial 50007222 Rs 2/min (Dial from mob only)
Sender (no name) BP -650007.” (SIC).
This is the message that people receive on their BSN Post Paid Sims. The messages are being circulated for quite some time now and, according to sources in the BSNL some boys have been `entangles’ in the `honey trap’.
The sources said that the BSNL intends to earn some quick bucks by promoting promiscuity and waywardness.
Noted social worker and poet Zareef Ahmad Zareef sees a conspiracy in circulation of such indecent messages. “They want to pollute the minds of our boys and girls for a purpose,” he said.
Zareef is critical of the role of Cultural Academy. “This body is meant for preserving our culture but is virtually doing nothing to counter the cultural onslaught,” he said.
Muhammad Abbas a political worker from Tangmarg said the state encouraged consumption of liquor and abuse of drugs by the younger generation for political reasons. “A few years ago, when the local SHO arrested a drunken hooligan from Gulmarg, the higher authorities directed him to release him immediately,” he said.
Pertinently Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has repeatedly shown his concern over `growing’ waywardness. The Dukhtaran-e-millat Chief, Asiya Andrabi launched a campaign against cabin system in internet cafes and restaurants. She was booked along with her associates for it. She strongly opposes celebration of Valentine’s Day.
All efforts to contact BSNL authorities went in vain.