G A Mir hails peoples' participation in electoral process | KNO

Hits out at State Admin over lapses during polling in Kulgam district
G A Mir hails peoples' participation in electoral process | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar April 29 (KNO) : Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President and party candidate from Anantnag parliamentary constituency G A Mir Monday expressed his gratitude and hailed the people’s decision of participating in the electoral exercise in Kulgam district today. Mir as per a statement issued to KNO also castigated the State Admin over failing to ensure foolproof security arrangements in the district, saying that the assurances made by ECI in this direction were not visible on the ground and urged upon the ECI to take strong note of the security lapses during polling in the District. Reacting to the polling in Kulgam, Mir expressed serious concern over the security lapses in Kulgam District, which went to polls in fourth phase, castigating the system over failing to ensure adequate security on this crucial day in the District, he said The ECIs assurances were not seen visible on the ground, Mir said describing it as a matter serious concern given the prevailing situation in South Kashmir and emphasized the ECI to take strong note of Security Lapses witnessed during polling at many place in the district. Mir also expressed his gratitude to those who participated in the democratic process and exercised their franchise in Noorabad, Devsar, Kulgam and Homshalibug, praising them in their endeavor to strengthen the democratic system barring some minor incidents of violence, he added and sought immediate intervention of ECI with regard to ensuring foolproof security in fifth phase of elections in South Kashmir.(KNO)