Shafiq Mir re- elected Panchayat Conference chairman
Jammu: Shafiq Mir a known face of Panchayats in the state of Jammu and Kashmir was again elected as chairman of All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat conference here on Wednesday.
Re-election of the organisation was held at Jammu on Wednesday in which large number of newly elected Sarpanches and Panches from all the twenty two districts of the state participated and gave voice vote in favor Shafiq Mir as state head of the organisation for next term of the Panchayats, a statement issued said.
Pertinently, Mir was head of the Panchayats body in the state during previous tenure of Panchayats too. And he is credited of convincing the central government for holding Panchayat elections in the state of Jammu and Kashmir when all major political parties had boycotted these polls.
On this occasion, two provincial presidents were also elected. Aftab Ahmed Beg has been elected as provincial president Kashmir while Arun Kumar Sharma was elected as provincial president Jammu. Apart from this, sixteen district presidents of the organisation were also announced on this occasion by the chairman who have been authorized to constitute the further units of the organisation at block levels.