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Cong delegation meets J&K guv over upcoming polls

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A delegation of the called on on Tuesday and put forth the party's concerns relating to the upcoming panchayat and urban local bodies polls in the state.

The delegation, led by party state G A Mir, met Malik at the Raj Bhavan here. The members expressed their concerns and shared their views on various aspects of these elections, an said.

A spokesperson, meanwhile, said the party held meetings on Tuesday to discuss about the participation in the polls. "Another meeting will be held tomorrow (Wednesday) after which the party will announce its decision."

The said the members apprised the about various development needs of their respective areas and overall equitable development of all the three regions of the state.

Malik emphasised the importance of empowerment of people through the establishment of local self-governing institutions, which would strengthen democratic framework at the grass-roots level and ensure direct participation of people in the development programmes of their villages and towns, the added.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 20:15 IST
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