Sajad Gani Lone, former Minister and MLA Handwara met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Lone extended his felicitations to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of J&K.Sh. Lone briefed Governor about the ongoing schemes in his Constituency and discussed certain impediments which were delaying the implementation of several important development schemes in his Constituency.Governor and Sh. Lone discussed about the upcoming elections to the Municipalities and Panchayats and their crucial importance in empowering people to take decisions regarding development of their villages and towns.Governor assured due consideration of the issues referred to by Sh. Lone and urged him to continue his endeavours for generating awareness among people about the importance of establishing grass root level democratic institutions for overall development of the State.