Utilise all resources of State to protect Article 35 A : Congress urges JK Governor | KNO

JKPCC chief leads party delegation, stresses on assessing security situation first
Utilise all resources of State to protect Article 35 A : Congress urges JK Governor | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar August 31 (KNO) : A high level delegation of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today called on Governor Shri. S.P. Malik at Raj Bhavan here and held threadbare discussions on the overall socio political and the prevailing security scenario in the State. Many issues of public importance also came under discussion.

The delegation also discussed with the Governor the Law & Order situation in the State, emphasizing that State Govt must utilize all resources at it’s disposal to safeguard Art 35 A keeping in view the urges and aspiration of the people. The delegation was headed by JKPCC President G.A. Mir, those were part of the delegation included MLC Vice Presidents Gulam Nabi Monga, Mohd Anwar Bhat, MLA Mohd Amin Bhat, Ex. Minister Raman Matoo, Spokesperson Farooq Andrabi, General Secretary Surinder Singh Channi.

The delegation told the Governor that constitutional provision protecting the State Subject Laws guaranteed under Article 35 A of the Constitution of India read with Article 370 has to be safeguarded in the larger interest of the Jammu and Kashmir State, emphasizing that State Government must utilize all the resources at the disposal to defended the Art 35 A as and when it is taken up for hearing in the Supreme Court keeping in view the urges and aspirations of the people.

The delegation also invited the attention of Governor towards the Security of Congress Party Functionaries and urged that adequate security cover be ensured to them, as that, they were being denied security time and again, for unknown reasons, emphasizing that requisite security be ensured to Congress Party Functionaries.

The delegation also emphasized that before announcing elections in the State, Government must assess the Security Scenario in the State, urging that requisite security and insurance cover must be ensured to contesting candidates. Congress delegation also briefed the Governor about the developmental projects started during UPA Government in the State, saying that despite completing 90% of the work, these projects were stopped merely on political lines by previous PDP BJP regime and urged that the developmental projects must be completed in the larger interest of common people.

The delegation also told the Governor that it would be highly prudent to regularize the services of the already employed non-regularized employee within the frame work of the statue (Anganwari workers, helpers, teachers, regularization of casual, need basis) which has been a long-standing issue in the State, besides ensuring that the concerns of the SSA Teachers are addressed on priority basis. The delegation also apprised that there are scores of unemployed Animal Husbandry Doctors, who are going from pillar to post for the their absorption, but no action has been initiated in this direction so far and urged that their services must be utilized.

The delegation also held threadbare discussions on back door appointments done by previous PDP BJP regime, urging that all the backdoor appointment must be cancelled, as that, this issue will continue to remain the main source of disillusionment among the deserving meritorious candidates in the State. On this occasion the delegation head G.A. Mir submitted a detailed Memorandum to Governor.