PDP delegation meets Governor, urges area specific poll code
Srinagar: A delegation of PDP led by former minister Abdul Rehman Veeri met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday and among other demands, requested area specific model code of conduct during Urban Local Bodies and Panchayat elections.
The delegation requested Governor to continue with the development projects started by the elected Government, expediting regularisation of casual labourers, and early resolution of all issues relating to the upcoming Fruit Mandi at Pulwama.
The delegation requested Governor for imposing area specific Model Code of Conduct during ULB elections which remains confined only to respective Urban areas so that routine developmental activities may continue in rural areas which are now left with limited season for carrying out public works.
Governor assured the delegation due consideration of all their demands and informed them that through the J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation, the Government will spend upto Rs 8000 Crore on completing languishing infrastructure projects in the State.
The delegation comprised Abdul Haq Khan, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, Mohd. Khalil Bandh, Mohd. Yousuf Bhat, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Nizamuuddin Bhat, Mohd. Ashraf and Mohd. Khurshid Alam.
by INS Desk