Border areas without basic facilities: SDP

Excelsior Correspondent

Dr Darakhshan Andrabi addressing a rally at Agarti, district Rajouri on Wednesday.
Dr Darakhshan Andrabi addressing a rally at Agarti, district Rajouri on Wednesday.0403

RAJOURI, Feb 12: Remote border areas of the State are without basic facilities of life and the people of these areas have been exploited by the politicians during the last 60 years.
This was stated by Socialistic Democratic Party (SDP), president Dr Darakhshan Andrabi while addressing a rally at village Agarti here today, which was organized by SDP district president for Rajouri, Choudhary Mohammad Aslam.
Dr Andrabi said that both the ruling class and the opposition have exploited the people and they have been deliberately deprived of the true democratic spirit for the vote bank politics.
She said that the spirit of the change at political level has reached here also and the people of the district have made up their mind to give SDP a chance to represent them now.
Dr Andrabi said that the immense response of the people of this backward hill district to the Membership drive of SDP is quite encouraging and we are sure that in the days to come, Rajouri will be represented by SDP as will be majority of the backward areas of the State.
SDP nominee for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary seat Gursagar Singh and general secretary Ajay Kumar also addressed the gathering.
Among others present were Mohammad Ashraf, Shahejahan, Mohammad Nazir, Rozia, Ruqayya Begum and Rafeeqa Begum.