Taking People-Centric Steps For J&K’s Development: LG

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Tuesday that his administration is taking various people-centric initiatives for the holistic and equitable development of every area of the Union Territory.

Sinha, made these remarks while interacting with former ministers of J&K and representatives of different political parties from district Ganderbal, at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday, an official spokesperson said.

Among those who called upon the LG included Ms Khemlata Wakhlu, former Minister Haji Nisar Ali, besides Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar of National Conference, and Ghulam Hassan Rather of BJP.

While interacting with the political leaders, the LG, as per the official spokesperson observed that J&K government is taking various people-centric initiatives for the holistic and equitable development of every area of the UT.

“The Lt Governor assured the members of delegations that all issues and genuine demands projected by them would be taken up with the concerned departments for their redressal on merit. He impressed upon them to keep projecting the issues of public welfare and development of the region,” he said.

Earlier, the official spokesperson, Wakhlu presented her book titled “A Kashmiri Century” to the LG and also shared her views on the initiatives taken by the UT Government for promoting youth engagement and providing them opportunities for actively contributing to Nation building.

“The Lt Governor appreciated the endeavour of Ms Wakhlu for writing the book on the social and cultural aspects of Kashmiri Life and demonstrating how through the ages Kashmiri people have stood for an inclusive culture of love and brotherhood. He urged her to continue her noble efforts of furthering the interests of Jammu Kashmir and its people,” he said.

He further said that former Minister Haji Nisar Ali along with members of Al Mehdi Committee Khomeini Chowk Bemina met the Lt Governor and put forth the demands and issues pertaining to development and welfare of people.

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