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New Dawn Of Equity, Fairness Empowerment In J&K: LG


(MENAFN- Kashmir Observer)


Srinagar- Asserting that his administration is working tirelessly towards social equality and justice for all, the Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Friday that the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A has heralded a new dawn of equity, fairness and empowerment and due rights have been conferred upon the deprived communities in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sinha made these remarks while interacting with members of Kerala Legislative Assembly Committee on Welfare of Backward Class Communities at Raj Bhawan here on Friday, an official spokesperson said.

He said that the Committee comprising its members including Kurukkoli Moideen, K. Babu, A. Prabhakaran, KK Ramachandran and G. Stephen are on a study tour to the UT of J&K.

“The Lt Governor observed that the end of Articles 370 and 35A has heralded a new dawn of equity, fairness and empowerment and due rights have been conferred upon the deprived communities and the J&K Government is working tirelessly towards social equality and justice for all,” he added.

Later, the spokesperson said that a deputation of BJP leaders including Dr. Ali Mohammad, In-charge BJP J&K Minority Morcha and Umar Jan, District President, BJYM Budgam also called on the LG and apprised him of various developmental issues of Budgam pertaining to strengthening of road network of prominent tourist & religious places like Doodhpathri, Tosamaidan, Yusmarg and Charar-i-Sharief; water filtration plant at Khansahib and repair of LT Poles.

Similarly, he said, a delegation of Shia Community members led by Aga Syed Abbas Rizvi of J&K Peoples Justice Front projected various demands for the upliftment of Shia Community, including establishment of Shia Waqf Board.

Besides, the spokesperson said Chowdhary Khurshid Doie, Tehsil President, J&K Gujjar & Bakerwal Youth Welfare Conference from Karnah submitted a memorandum of demands to the LG pertaining to construction of Gujjar Boys & Girls hostel, smart schools for tribal villages & Women ITI Centre at Karnah; provision of solar plants for inhabitants of tribal villages; special recruitment drive for SPOs, besides water supply; strengthening of road connectivity; playground and establishment of Skill Development Centre in Karnah area.

The LG, he said, while interacting with the members of the delegations reiterated the commitment of the UT Government for equitable development of all regions and welfare of every section of the society.

The spokesperson said that the LG assured the delegations that their genuine issues would be taken up for consideration and early redressal.

IAF Commander Calls On LG

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Friday discussed various important issues pertaining to the air defence management system in the Union Territory with Air Vice Marshal Praveen Keshav Vohra, AVSM, VM, Air Officer Commanding Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh.

During his interaction with Vohra at Raj Bhawan here, the LG lauded the courage and valour displayed by the Indian Air Force personnel while discharging their duties and appreciated their valuable support to the population living in remote & high-altitude areas and the crucial role played by the IAF during emergent situations, an official spokesperson said.

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