SRINAGAR, Sept 13: Omar Abdullah, MLA Beerwah and former Chief Minister, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Abdullah apprised Governor about his views regarding the prevailing law and order, education and development scenario in the State and about certain development issues relating to his constituency. He also apprised Governor about his party’s views on the upcoming elections to Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats.
Governor discussed with Abdullah the crucial importance of empowering people by strengthening local self-governing institutions at grass root level and measures required to be taken for the restoration of peace and normalcy and creating an environment suitable for the holistic development of the youth.
Sukhnandan Choudhary, MLA Marh and former Minister also met Governor and discussed various matters relating to the need for speeding up developmental works, better utilization of available resources and time bound completion of projects and programmes in his constituency.
Governor appreciated Choudhary’s zeal for public welfare and advised him to generate awareness among people about the vital importance of electing representatives to Urban Local Bodies and Panchayats for the overall development of the towns and villages.
Imran Raza Ansari, MLA Pattan and former Minister also met Governor and informed him about the problems relating to the implementation of certain major development projects in his Constituency and offered several suggestions about the measures necessary to streamline the higher education sector, including higher attention to skill development programmes and the promotion of sports, for the holistic development of youth.
Governor urged Ansari to continue his efforts for promoting a peaceful environment in his area and work zealously for advancing the interests of J&K.