Sham lal Sharma Sr.Vice President JKPCC & Former Minister Congress tours Udhampur & Ramban. During his tour he conveyed a meeting of Congress leaders of the area and gave patient hearing to problems their areas.
In the said meeting Sham lal was accompanied by Rajnish Sharma Co Treasurer JKPCC & Manmohan Singh General Secretary JKPCC.Also DCC Presidents,Contesting Candidates and other prominent leaders participated.
Various issues related to their areas were discussed in the said meeting.The major issues brought to the notice were Non supply of Ration,Erratic Power supply,Poor Road Connectivity.The Congress leaders further informed that people are undergoing hardships due to Non Supply of Ration for the last six months.The terrain of the area being hilly large chunk of the population is fully dependent on Govt.Ration.On this,situation is going from bad to worst and in case Ration is not supplied regularly, the people will face starvation.
They also said that the casual attitude of BJP PDP Govt is squarely blamed for this type of situation.The Govt.is not serious to the burning issues of the people especially those living in far flung areas.
They also complained about poor power supply.The inhabitants of this area also faced problem due to inadequate supply of electricity as the education of their children also suffered due to poor supply of electricity.
The prominent Congress workers requested Sr Vice President JKPCC & Former Minister to raise these burning issues of the people of their areas before the Govt.and also in the state assembly through Congress MLA’.
Besides local problems,the organisational matters ere also discussed in these meetings.These leaders said that membership drive which has slow down for some time this should be accelerated in all areas so that maximum members could be enrolled in the party.
After detailed deliberations,Sham lal Sharma assured the leaders of respective areas of the Congress party that the issues raised by them are very serious and he will raise the same at appropriate level shortly.
In case these demands aren’t soughted out by the Govt.the Congress will go for large scale protest against the BJP-PDP coalition Govt for their lackadaisical attitude.
Those who were are present in the meeting are Ashok Gupta DCC President Udhampur,Vijay Manhas Secretary JKPCC,Krishan Chand Bhagat Ex MLA,Vinod Khajuria,Shakeel Shah(all from Udhampur )
Arun Singh Raju DCC President Ramban,Askok Kumar Ex MLA/Spokesperson JKPCC Farooq Katoch Working President, Haji Yusuf Gujjar leader,Shakeel Singh Bhagat