J&K Pradesh Congress Committee delegation meets Governor | KNO

J&K Pradesh Congress Committee delegation meets Governor | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, August 31 (KNO) : A delegation of J&K Pradesh Congress Committee led by its President Sh. G.A Mir, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The members of the delegation extended their warm greetings to Governor on his being appointed as Governor of J&K and expressed confidence that his tenure will be instrumental in bringing about peace and development in the State.

The delegation appreciated the decision by Governor’s administration of holding early polls to the Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats and extended their cooperation and support to the elections.

The delegation expressed concern over the legal challenge to Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution; requested for expediting regularisation of casual labourers in govt. sector; strengthening institutions of Anganwari and ASHA workers; early resolution of issues of SSA teachers, problems being faced by Kashmiri migrants and adequate security cover to their leaders etc. Governor observed that all their issues will be given due consideration.

He assured that elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies will be conducted in a free and fair manner and urged the delegation to spread awareness among people regarding benefits of electing representatives in these decentralised democratic institutions for the overall empowerment of the people in deciding and implementing the development of their towns and villages.

He informed the delegation that very soon, he will be visiting different districts in the State to meet public representatives and take stock of developmental activities. The delegation comprised Sh. Peerzada Mohd. Sayed; Sh. Ghulam Nabi Monga; Sh. Mohd. Anwar Bhat; Sh. Mohd. Amin Bhat, Sh. Farooq Andrabi; Sh.

Raman Matoo and Sh. Surinder Singh Channi. BJP delegation meets Governor Srinagar, August 31: A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party led by its President Sh. Ravinder Raina, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. The delegation extended warm greetings to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of the State and hoped that under his guidance the State will usher in a new era of peace and prosperity.

The delegation extended support to the government’s decision of conducting long overdue polls to the Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats

. The delegation requested Governor to expedite various pending road and infrastructure projects including Jammu Ring Road, 4 laning of Jammu-Poonch Highway, completion of artificial lake on river Tawi, Jammu airport extension, and construction of AIIMS at Jammu etc; early filling up vacancies of doctors; early compensation to POJK refugees; benefit of reservation in government jobs to the inhabitants of IB; early resolution of issues of West Pakistani Refugees; and Baridaars of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine etc.

Governor assured the delegation due consideration of all the issues raised by them and urged them to continue their sustained endeavours for the welfare of people.

He urged the delegation to create awareness among the people about the benefits of strengthening these grass root level democratic institutions for the overall development of towns and villages. The delegation comprised Sh. Jugal Kishore Sharma; Sh. Kavinder Gupta; Sh. Sat Sharma; Choudhary Sukhnandan; Sh. Abdul Ghani Kohli; Sh. Bali Bhagat; Sh. Sunil Sharma; Sh. Chander Prakash Ganga; Sh. Sofi Yousuf; Sh. Ashok Khajuria and Sh. Narinder Singh.