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Vasundhra Pathak Masoodi, others meet Governor

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SRINAGAR, JULY 10: Vasundhra Pathak Masoodi who has been appointed as Chairperson of the Jammu and Kashmir State Commission for Protection of Women & Child Rights, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the RajBhavan here today.

Masoodi shared her views with Governor about the initiatives required for speedy trial of offences against women and children and violation of their rights and for matters connected therewith.

Governor observed that with her vast experience in the field of protection of women and children’s rights, he trusted that Masoodi will ensure providing time bound justice to the needy. He wished her a successful tenure ahead.

Meanwhile, K.B. Agarwal, Ombudsman for Panchayats, met Governor Satya Pal Malik.

Agarwal briefed Governor about functioning of the Panchayats and various issues being dealt by the Ombudsman in this regard. They also discussed about strengthening of these grass root level democratic institutions for holistic development of the villages.

Governor emphasised the crucial role of Ombudsman in making Panchayats accountable and function in a fair and transparent manner.

In another meeting, Vijay Dhar, Member Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, met Governor Satya Pal Malik.

Dhar shared with Governor his views about strengthening of the infrastructural facilities for the pilgrims enroute the Holy Cave of Mata Vaishno Devi.

They also discussed initiatives required for the youth of the State to hone their talents and express themselves through an appropriate platform.

Appreciating the potential existing among youth of the State, Governor emphasised the need for making available opportunities to them to ensure their all round development.

Dr. Shehnaz Ganai, former MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik. Dr. Ganai apprised Governor about various developmental and other issues relating to Poonch and aspirations of people there.

Governor appreciated the sincere efforts of Dr. Ganai in working for the welfare of people.

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