JAMMU, Jan 9: The Legislative Assembly today took up the discussion on Motion of Thanks on the Governor’s address. The Motion was moved by the Legislator Muhammad Yusuf Bhat of PDP and seconded by Sat Paul Sharma, of BJP.
Moving the Motion, Muhammad Yusuf Bhat supported the Governor’s address, saying that the Government has taken various measures to connect far-flung areas of the State. He said efforts taken in this regard have boosted the rural economy and is further proving beneficial for the people of the State.
Shah Muhammad Tantray while criticizing the opposition for adopting lackadaisical approach towards the holistic development of the State said it was unfortunate how State’s development process became victim of wrong politics. He lauded the Government for initiating several welfare measures for bringing peace and prosperity and improving the socio-economic profile of the State.
Ravinder Raina said the Government is sincere in providing all possible support to the people and reaching out to the people affected due to conflict and various calamities across the State. He said the people have better understanding of the issues and have shown confidence in the working of the Government.
While participating in the discussion, Chowdhary Qamar Hussain said it was satisfactory to learn how Government reached out to the various areas of the State with developmental schemes for uplifting the socio-economic condition of the people especially weaker sections of the society. He further complimented the Government for launching various welfare schemes including Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Laadli Beti and others for the benefit of the general masses.
Raja Manzoor lauded the efforts of the Government for taking effective measures to bring normalcy in valley. He said the former Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed had a vision to incorporate all the stakeholders on addressing the Kashmir issue.
Dr Krishan Lal said the Government has adopted positive approach and vision for the overall development of the State. He said the people should give some time to the Government and sought their cooperation in bringing era of development in the State.
Abdul Rahim Rather said the Government tackled the situation during unrest in Kashmir in an utmost professional way. He appealed the opposition members not to disrupt the proceedings of the House and allow business to continue for the welfare of the people of the State.
Daleep Singh Parihar said the people of the State are getting benefits from the various schemes launched by the Government and have been instrumental in uplifting the socio-economic profile of the people. He lauded the State and Central Government for undertaking the survey for Jammu-Poonch railway project.
Jeevan Lal said there is a remarkable improvement in the educational scenario across the State and the present dispensation deserves credit for holding the examinations in Valley in spite of the disturbed situation.
Rajesh Gupta complimented the Government for initiating the programmes for undertaking the holistic and need based development on modern lines of the twin capital cities of the State.
Pawan Kumar Gupta criticized the opposition parties for disrupting the business of the House. He said Jammu and Kashmir needs holistic development and all the members of the House should work collectively for the development of the State.
Yawar Dilawar Mir criticized the opposition for disturbing the business of the House. He said despite unrest across the valley, various developmental works were carried out. He hailed the Government for successfully organizing various Board meetings in several district headquarters. Mir said Burhan Wani was a militant and his father too had admitted that militants life is not more than five or six years.
R S Pathania hailed the Government for initiating various schemes for the development of the State. He said it is for the first time in the history of the State that Medical Colleges have been set up across different districts. Pathania hailed the Government for taking various Tourism related projects seriously and said that Rs 2000 crore package for the development of the Tourism Infra would definitely boost the State’s economy.
Noor Mohammed Sheikh thanked the Government for announcing compensation of Rs 5 lakh and job to the next of kin who were killed during the unrest in Kashmir.