Mufti asks Centre to accelerate peace process with Pakistan
Filed Under: Politics, World | Posted: 05/24/2012 at 3:58AM
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Kishtwar/Jammu, May 24 (Scoop News) – Patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today called upon the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to accelerate the reconciliation process with Pakistan to establish sustainable peace in the sub-continent. He hoped that the on-going process of dialogue between two neighbouring countries be taken to the logical conclusion by solving all bilateral issues including
Addressing an impressive public meeting at Kishtwar town here today, Mr Sayeed referred towards positive development in
Reiterating resolve of his party to make Kashmir as a bridge between
While referring towards the report of three Interlocutors which was made public today, PDP patron said that Interlocutors appointed by the Union Government have also emphasized on further facilitating cross LoC trade and travel. It was all due to the efforts of PDP that routes for cross LoC trade and travel was opened.
Blaming successive National Conference regimes for creating trust deficit between people of
Expressing his concern over mounting problems of the common masses due to the mis-governance of the present dispensation, he said that the Omar Abdullah led regime has failed to carry forward the agenda of development which was initiated by the previous PDP led regime. He regretted that various developmental works, which was started during PDP led regime, were still incomplete.
Pointing towards poor road connectivity in Kishtwar district, he demanded that work on Singthan-Kishtwar road should be expedited and work on Vailoo tunnel be completed at the earliest. He said that completion of Singthan-Kishtwar road would open new avenues for this backward and neglected belt of the state. He said that due to poor road connectivity, accidents have become a routine affair in this belt. He exhorted the people to agitate for their demand of better road connectivity and other basic amenities like health, education etc.
PDP patron regretted that national flagship progammes like Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) were not properly implemented in this belt which has poor road connectivity. Most of the projects sanctioned under PMGSY were incomplete due
to nexus between contractors and influential persons.
He reminded the gathering that previous PDP led regime had formulated various developmental projects for the backward and neglected areas but the present government has failed to complete those projects. He listed various projects implemented and sanctioned for Kishtwar district by the previous coalition.
He mentioned that previous PDP led regime had upgraded and opened a large number of schools in backward areas but the present regime has failed to streamline functioning of these institutions.
Responding to the demands raised by the locals, PDP patron assured that his party would formulate a vision document especially for erstwhile Doda district to address all issues pertaining to the residents of
General secretary Thakur Balbir Singh, Peerzada Mansoor Hussain MLA Shangus, Sayeed Asgar Ali, MLC, Vijay Dogra, Mohinder Kotwal, Sayeed Muzaffar Hussain, Shakir Sadiquie, Sheikh Abdul Latif, Farooq Ahmed, Suresh Sharma, Munshi Ram, G M Rahi, Wasil Dolwal, Umar Malik, Rayaz Ahmed Zarger, Joginder Mahajan, Necodomas, Master Mugal, Ghasu Ram, Ghulam Hyder Malik, Abdul Rashid Magray, Javed Shahib, Jagdish Raj, Sajid, Wasim, Shadhi Lal, Khalid Ganai, Mushtaq Ahmed Sheikh and others also addressed the meeting.
In the public meeting a large number of people joined PDP. Prominent among those who joined PDP included Madan Lal Sharma, Javed Ahmed Hooda, Shadi Lal, Yahoor Ahmed, Bashir Ahmed Kotwal, Mohammad Amin, Roshan Lal Sharma, Zulfikar Ahmed
Rather, Bansi Lal Bhagat, Master Nehal Chand, Ashok Sen, Advocate Kuldeep, Makhan Lal Sharma, Bablu, Jagdish Raj, Bashir Ahmed Sheikh, Mohan Lal, Ramesh Kumar and Shabir Ahmed.