Banihal, May 2
National Conference (NC) District president Ramban, Sajjad Shaheen on Tuesday slammed PDP-BJP coalition for total neglect of remote areas, saying that due to governance deficit the peoples’ miseries are accumulating with each passing day.
“Not only the remote areas are neglected but the facilities sanctioned for these places are shifted on political considerations”, Shaheen said while addressing the workers at Ukhral.
He expressed concern over proposed shifting of Model Higher Secondary School under RMSA from Ramsoo to Gool purely on political exigencies. He said this school had been sanctioned two years ago. He also expressed surprise over the silence of local MLA and said that he has not been able to protect the rights of the people of Ramsoo.
Shaheen also highlighted the various other problems confronted to people in Ukhral and urged the administration to redress these earnestly. These include upkeep of utility services, ensuring power and drinking water besides making available rations at CAPD outlets.
On the occasion several PDP activists joined National Conference. Those who joined NC were Abdul Majid Kumhar,Gulam Mohd Sheikh,Nazir Ahmed Katoch, Irfan Runyal, Mohd Qasim, Mohd Rafiq Malik and others.
Shaheen welcomed them in the party fold, hoping that this will further strengthen the party at grass roots level.
Others who were present on the occasion included District vice-president Molvi Abdul Latief, Tehsil incharge Ukharhal Abdul Qayoom Wani, block presidents Riyaz Ahmed Mir, Mohammad Khalil Sohil,vice block Youth block presidents Master Bahar Ahmed Naik and others.