Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today welcomed the meritorious students belonging to various districts of the Kashmir valley in the assembly hall. The students witnessed the assembly proceedings while the discussion on Demand of Grants for the Department of Education was going on. Later, the students also met the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi in their office Chambers in Legislative Assembly and shared their experiences with them. Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister of State for Education, Priya Sethi, Secretary Education, Farooq Ahmed Shah, Director School Education, Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, Director School Education, Jammu Ravinder Singh besides other senior officers were also present on the occasion.
The students were invited by the Speaker, to watch the proceedings being conducted in the House and personally see how the public issues are being raised by the Legislators.The Speaker welcomed the students in the House and expressed hope that the experience of watching proceedings will help them in understanding the functioning of the legislature especially how the representatives discuss the issues of public importance for the development of the people.