Congress leader urges youth to shun violence, work for equitable dev of J&K

Newspoint Bureau
Rajouri, April 30
Ashok Sharma, coordinator, AICC, Vichar Vibhag today urged upon the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to shun violence and work for the equitable development of J&K to strengthen unity and integrity of India.
He urged upon the state and central governments to formulate separate youth policy for J&K, while addressing Churaheya-Pe-Charcha-VII at Kalka Mathani in border districts of Rajouri and Poonch across Line of Control organised by Pradesh Congress, Vichar Vibag in collaboration with BCC, Mogla yesterday.
During Chourahey-Pe-Charcha, the people presented their local grievances against the present dispensation of the State and the Central saying.
That the funds of the sanctioned projects of the road, bridges, drinking water, MG NERGA and other developmental schemes are being diverted and misured and their locations are being changed on political considerations causing mistrust among the common masses. Such works are also being allotted to the blue eyed persons of political leaders without adhering to the caudal formalities and the tendering process. The roads from Chak Patti to Odhan, Kalikassi to Panglar via Mathani, CFC building at Kalka Mathani are few of the examples of such wrong actions of the administration. The wages to the MG NREGA workers for over four years are upheld without substantial reasons causing hardships to the people. Staff in the schools and health centres is deficient, disclosed the people during Chourahey-Pe-Charcha, in which National Coordinator, Vichar Vibag and Former MLA was also present.
Ashok Sharma, while addressing the participants expressed serious concern over the mess created by the present dispensation with regard to essential services supply and
Sharma and NES Block status, High Secondary School, Police Station and CHC for Mathani to cater the local needs besides up-gradation of the roads which are presently in deplorable conditions.
Others who were present on the occasion included Raj Kumar, Bodh Raj, Baldev Bajal, Arjun Sharma, Chain Lal, Mohd. Hussain, Ashiq Hussain, Joginder Kumar, Sanjay Choudary, Sat Paul, Alam Din, Yesh Paul, Diwan Chand and others.

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