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Omar meets newly constituted district committee of women’s wing Kupwara

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met with the delegation of the newly constituted district body of the women’s wing Kupwara at the party headquarters Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar.

Among others Party’s Women’s Wing State President Shameema Firdous, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, Provincial President Women’s Wing Er. Sabiya Qadri were also present on the occasion.

The delegation consisted of District President Dr. Rabiya Wani, District Vice President Fatima Bano, Rabia Khan, Aarifa Bano, Meena Bano, Saleema Bano, Masooda Bano and Shaheena Bano.

On the occasion, Omar passed on good wishes to the newly constituted district committee members, impressing upon them to actively take up the issues concerning the women folks across the frontier district. He asked the women’s wing functionaries to reach out to women in villages, towns and also those belonging to the tribal and other backward communities.

He further impressed upon the women’s wing functionaries to spearhead the party’s mass contact programme on the ground, saying that women have emerged from the label of silent voters becoming key players, who will actively contribute towards strengthening the party on the ground.

Meanwhile, the Jammu and Kashmir Conference In Charge constituency Hazratbal and YNC Provincial President Kashmir Salman Ali Sagar has said that due to the absence of the elected representative’s general public is facing major problems while the incumbent administration has forsaken the people of Srinagar.

 He said this while addressing a delegate meeting of Block Hazratbal at party headquarters today. 

The meeting was presided over by the senior party leader and District President of Srinagar Peer Afaq Ahmad. The meeting was also addressed by the Senior Vice President Mohammad Syed Akhoon, Provincial President YNC & Constituency In-Charge of Hazratbal Salman Ali Sagar, and Provincial President of the Women’s Wing, Er. Sabiya Qadri and Saleem Akhoon. Senior Youth leader Irfan Zehgeer, BP YNC Inayat Bhat, Naseer Magray and others were also present.

 During the meeting, Bashir Ahmad Ganaie was unanimously elected as Block President (Block A, Hazratbal) and Mr. Dilawar Ahmad Reshi as Block President (Block B, Buchpora Hazratbal).

Speaking on the occasion Salman said the administration has completely failed in dispensing its basic duties. “People are feeling the heat of the ongoing power crisis Price rise and rising unemployment graph in Srinagar,” he said.

He added that the phased flood management plan on river Jhelum despite huge budgetary allocations and approvals is yet to pick up on the ground. It seems that the government seems to have dumped the mega project,” he said adding, “The annual designation and dredging of the small rivulets, ponds, swamps, irrigation canals and lagoons in Srinagar and elsewhere is not on the to-do list of the government. The entire population of Srinagar and other low-lying areas across Kashmir are living on a knife-edge.”

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