Madan Lal Sharma Member Parliament Jammu Poonch Constituency while addressing a gathering at Neeli Nallah ,Mallah In Block Khour advocated for inclusive development irrespective of any distinction of Religion, Caste, Colour, Rich, Poor. He asked the people to avail benefits under various central and social protection schemes run by the Govt. He also directed the sectoral officers to guide people and ensure that they get benefit of such schemes. He also laid stress on social audit and asked the community leaders to monitor and keep close vigil on these programmes. Mr. Sharma said that late Prime Minister of India and great leader Shri Rajeev Gandhi had seen a dream of local goverance through Panchayati Raj and Local bodies. He and the Cogress party always worked for downtrodden section and strengthen system to make people realize their rights through the process of local governance. Mr. Sharma said that there is need lot of road connectivity and other basic amenities of life which could had been realize by the people if the things move from bottom to top and not from top to bottom. He said that India is a secular country and bonds of amity and brotherhood are very strong and every body should work to supplement the effort.
Sharma while elaborating the achievements UPA Government asked the Panchayat members to link the people with social protection and development schemes as UPA Government has opened the gates of treasures especially for J&K . He asked the party men to gear up for the forthcoming challenges and popularizes the pro poor decisions taken by the UPA Government at the centre in the shape of bringing Food Security Bill, Protection for the street vendors and Land reform bill etc. Elaborating further Mr. Sharma said that food security bill will provide subsidized ration to 75-80% people of the Country. Ensuring people rights to food by this Act, no one in the Country will sleep empty stomach . Mr. Sharma also informed people about the provision whereby land of a farmer can’t be acquired without his consent. He appealed the State Government to ratify these bills and implement in J&K on top priority for benefit of poor and needy. He maintained that the Congress is the only party which can move nation forward with secular image and credentials.
Sharma said that during the past 9-10 years as MP, he has tried to address the aspirations of people from all communities, districts and faiths without any discrimination and will continue to work for the development of his constituency in every possible manner. Mr. Sharma also sought people’s support for watching the interests of Jammu as congress will be the part of all successive governments in the state and is the only party which can address the aspirations of all sections of society.Mr. Sharma also directed the officers accompanying to address the local needs of people raised by them during the meeting .Prominent among other who spoke and present on the occasion includes Shri Kuldeep Raj Verma, Vice Chairman OBC, Madan Mohan, Rajinder Sharma, Angrezu Ram, Sarpanch Narayan, K.L Sudan, Prem ji, Yashpaul and many more.