Stating that defeating National Conference in ongoing assembly polls is the Jihad against corruption and atrocities, PDP senior leader and party candidate for Khanyar constituency Muhammad Khurshid Aalam Thursday urged people to give clear mandate to the PDP.Addressing election rally at Khanyar here, he said that corruption is the trade mark of ruling NC. “To eradicate corruption, nepotism and scams is very simple. People just have to eradicate NC in ongoing elections and all evils from the society would go themselves,” he added.He said that eradicating NC is the holy war against corruption.
“PDP is contesting this election with the clear message of: ‘Life with honour and dignity.’ Vote against NC, support PDP. Your vote against NC is the holy war against corruption,” he said in his address.Reiterating PDP’s resolve to institutionalize transparency and accountability in the governance said that in its tenure of just three years PDP had proved how to deliver a good, effective and corruption free governance to the people.He said that PDP had shown the way for strengthening democratic and constitutional institutions in the State by initiating various revolutionary steps during its short span in the power.
“With just 16 MLAs in its kitty, PDP had scripted a new chapter of peace, reconciliation, development and good governance in the history of Jammu and Kashmir”, Aalam said and added that PDP through its vision and commitment has changed political discourse of Jammu and Kashmir.He said that it was all due to the good governance of PDP that peoples’ faith in democratic institutions was restored and there was political stability in the State during the tenure of PDP led regime.“PDP led regime had set an example of good governance in the J&K by providing a corruption free accountable system to the people”, he said and recalled that during PDP led regime more than 70,000 Rehbar-e-Talim (ReT) teachers were appointed. Similarly more than 40000 Anganwari workers were also appointed but not even a single case of favourtism and nepotism was highlighted. “PDP institutionalized the recruitment process to ensure that only deserving and meritorious candidate should be recruited”, he said.