Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, others call on Lt Governor
SRINAGAR: Member, Central Waqf Council and Chairperson, Waqf Development Committee, Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan here today.
Dr. Andrabi expressed gratitude towards the Lt Governor for announcing, executing, and launching several developmental programmes including new Industrial Development scheme in J&K in the recent past.
Dr. Darakshan Andrabi discussed various issues of public importance including the development of Shrines across J&K with the Lt Governor. She also raised the issue of the alarming situation of the drug menace in Kashmir and how youth has become a victim of this menace.
She urged upon the Lt Governor to take some drastic steps to deal with this social menace and psychological war inflicted on people by the subversive forces.
The Lieutenant Governor assured Dr. Darakshan Andrabi that all her suggestions of public concerns would be looked into on priority and urged her to continue sustained endeavours towards promoting public welfare.
Meanwhile, Former Legislator and several delegations from various parts of Kashmir today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.
Former MLC, Zafar Manhas apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of public importance.
A delegation of Kashmir Trade Bodies Joint Forum led by Nasir Shah called on the Lt Governor and put forth various issues related to the travel and tourism activities in Kashmir, promotion of tourism sector, and upgradation of tourism infrastructure.
Similarly, a delegation of NGO Sunrise from Kashmir also called on the Lt Governor and raised various issues pertaining to decongestion of traffic, Drug de-addiction, and establishment of one-stop centre for women in Kashmir.
Meanwhile, a four-member delegation of Kashmir University Teachers Association led by Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Chasoo apprised the Lt Governor about their concerning issues.
The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing to the demands and issues projected by the members of the delegations.
While interacting with the delegation of Kashmir Trade Bodies Joint Forum, the Lt Governor observed that the UT Government is taking comprehensive measures for the development of all the major growth potential sectors in J&K including Tourism.
He assured the members of the delegations that all the genuine issues and demands put forth by them would be looked into meticulously.