DODA, June 20: Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary (Org), Ashok Kaul today said that political parties from J&K who have been invited by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to June 24 meeting at his residence New Delhi should attend the same and keep their view point before the Union Government regarding restoration of peace in J&K.
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Talking to Excelsior here, today he showed his confidence in Prime Minister’s decision of inviting leaders of political parties from J&K for talks and said this way they will get an opportunity to keep their view point before the Union Government. He expressed the hope that leaders of all those parties which were invited to talks will participate and give their suggestions.
He said “It is a good development and they will keep their view point on J&K situation and I hope that Centre too will listen them and take decision accordingly for the betterment of J&K, its development and weeding out terrorism from the UT”.
In reply to a question that has the leaders of Gupkar Alliance not been invited, he said there is no alliance like Gupkar now as it has since broken and fragmented. The invitation was given to individual political parties and not alliance, he added.
Meanwhile Kaul convened series of training workshops about Panchayati Raj of BJP elected representatives during his four days tour to Reasi, Udhampur, Ramban and Doda. He chaired District Level Panchayati Raj Training Workshops of DDC Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen, DDC members, BDC Chairmen and president and vice-presidents of Municipal Council and Committee of BJP.
The motive of workshops was to educate newly elected representatives about their role to serve the people. Also, educate them about Panchayati Raj and the 73rd and 74th Amendment Act and how to use their powers for the betterment of the people.
Kaul took stock of the ongoing “Sewa Hi Sangathan” programme and asked representatives to ensure that every needy people gets help from us and not get disappointed in these difficult times. Kaul informed the workers about the upcoming programmes and asked them to participate enthusiastically.
In the workshops, the main speakers were former Minister, Sat Sharma, J&K BJP vice president, Shakti Parihar, party general secretaries, Sunil Sharma and Dr. Devinder Manyal, its chief spokesperson, Sunil Sethi and spokesperson R.S. Pathania.
The workshops were also attended by BJP senior leaders, BJP district incharges and co-incharges, BJP district presidents, BJP district general secretaries and BJP Mandal presidents.