Kerala LA Committee on WBCC, Public delegations call on J&K LG
SRINAGAR: The Members of Kerala Legislative Assembly (LA) committee on Welfare of Backward Class Communities (WBCC) called on the J&K Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Friday here at Raj Bhawan.
The committee, comprising its members including Kurukkoli Moideen, K. Babu, A. Prabhakaran, KK Ramachandran and G. Stephen is on a study tour to the UT of J&K.
The LG observed that the end of Articles 370 and 35A has heralded a new dawn of equity, fairness and empowerment and due rights have been conferred upon the deprived communities and the J&K Government is working tirelessly towards social equality and justice for all.
Later, a deputation of BJP leaders including Dr. Ali Mohammad, Incharge BJP J&K Minority Morcha and Umar Jan District President BJYM Budgam also called on the J&K LG and apprised him of various developmental issues of Budgam pertaining to strengthening of road network of prominent tourist and religious places like Doodhpathri, Tosamaidan, Yusmarg and Charar-i-Sharief; water filtration plant at Khansahib and repair of LT Poles.
Similarly, a delegation of Shia community members led by Aga Syed Abbas Rizvi of J&K Peoples Justice Front projected various demands for the upliftment of Shia Community, including establishment of Shia Waqf Board.
Meanwhile, Chowdhary Khurshid Doie, Tehsil President, J&K Gujjar and Bakerwal Youth Welfare Conference from Karnah submitted a memorandum of demands to J& LG pertaining to construction of Gujjar Boys and Girls hostel, smart schools for tribal villages and Women ITI Centre at Karnah; provision of solar plants for inhabitants of tribal villages, special recruitment drive for SPOs besides water supply, strengthening of road connectivity, playground and establishment of Skill Development Centre in Karnah area.
During his interaction, the LG reiterated the commitment of the UT government for equitable development of all regions and welfare of every section of the society.
The LG assured the delegations that their genuine issues would be taken up for consideration and early redressal.