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MC Bandipora elects its President, Vice President

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BANDIPORA, NOVEMBER 03: The Municipal Committee Bandipora on Saturday elected its President and Vice-President.

Khursheed Ahmad Ganai was elected as president while Basharat Ahmad Najar was elected as Vice-President.

MLA Bandipora Usman Majid, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, SP Bandipora Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, Additional Deputy Commissioner Zahoor Ahmad Mir and other senior officers of the district were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, MLA Bandipora congratulated the newly elected president and hoped that the new Municipal Committee will work for the development of the town. He urged the members to work as a team in close coordination with the district administration so that the funds are utilized on the ground for development.

The legislator identified few priority areas where, he said, the committee has to focus including sanitation, Solid Waste Management, and drainage.

He said the formation of the municipal body will pave a way for strengthening democratic institutions and empowering people at grass root levels.

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary congratulated the elected members and urged them to meet the expectations of people and take the developmental scenario to new heights in the town.

He said the election of municipal bodies not only decentralises powers but will also make people active partners in developmental activities. He said the people will have more ease in getting their issues resolved after the formation of the municipal committee.

Dr Choudhary assured full cooperation to the Municipal Committee to address the local issues and said that the officers will have a close coordination with the newly elected body for the smooth functioning of the administration.

He said funds will be no constraint for the municipal committees or upcoming Panchayats and will be released soon for implementation of various developmental activities in the town.

SP Bandipora also congratulated the newly elected body and assured full cooperation to the body to ensure smooth conduct of business in the town.

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