J&K Pradesh Congress Committee held an extraordinary meeting of prominent Congress leaders and workers of North Kashmir at Acahabal Rafiabad in Baramulla District today. Threadbare, discussions with regard to socio political situation obtaining in the State were held. Many issues of public importance came under discussion. The participants expressed concern over the rising unemployment in the State and urged upon the Government to take measures for curbing this menace.The meeting was presided over by MLA & Vice President Haji Abdul Rashid Dar.Prominent among other who spoke on the occasion included Senior Leader and Former Minister Taj Mohi U Din, MLC & Vice President Gulam Nabi Monga, General Secretary Shoiab Nabi Lone, District Presidents Aftab Ahmad Biegh, Imtiyaz Parray, Farooq Mir and Fayaz Ahmad Malik (Kaka), and others.
The leaders while addressing the meeting urged upon the Party cadres to gear up for forthcoming ULB and Panchayat Elections in the State. They said Congress Party is duty bound to strengthen the democratic institution of the State and defeat the forces or factors undermining the authority of these institutions.The leaders expressed confidence that it is the Congress Party alone which has strengthened the people of the Country, from grass roots level, through Panchayati Raj and other democratic Institutions thereby, ensuring their participation in the Developmental Process.They expressed confidence that Congress Party being a vibrant situation would continue to serve people and is committed fully to equitable development of all the three regions of the State.Seeking resolution of the unemployment problem confronting youth across the State, Congress Leaders urged upon the Govt to make serious efforts for curbing the unemployment menace on priority basis. (KNS)