Ensure 24×7 electricity supply in Jammu during summers: Mir to Govt

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JAMMU: Apni Party Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir has urged Govt to ensure supply of 24×7 electricity supply in Jammu during hot summers.
Mir said weather conditions become harsh and unbearable for people during summers in Jammu. Therefore, the Govt must ensure people do not suffer due to unscheduled power cuts and supplied uninterrupted power supply through the day and night.
Speaking at a function organized to felicitate newly appointed District President, Jammu District, Pranav Shagotra at Gandhi Nagar in Apni Party Office, Ghulam Hassan Mir said that the people of the erstwhile State feel disempowered with the downgrading of J&K into a Union Territory.
“The downgrading of J&K State into a UT has given rise to the feeling of disempowerment. In last several years, the bureaucracy has also made the people of suffer because of their attitude of superiority,” said Mir.
He congratulated Pranav Shagotra on his appointment as District President, Jammu and hoped the issues of public will be highlighted for early redressal.
He said that the restoration of Statehood was promised by the Govt of India. “They should democratize institutions and empower people with the holding of elections in J&K,” he demanded.
Meanwhile, Senior Leader and Former Minister Mohammed Dilawar Mir also congratulated Pranav Shagotra.
Dilawar Mir said that “We have continued our struggle for the rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir since the inception of Apni Party. Apni Party forcefully raised the issue of protection to jobs for the youth of J&K. And, the Govt of India provided job security to the domiciles of J&K.”
He said that it was Party’s efforts that 4G speed internet services could be restored. “Restoration of Statehood is the core issue of Apni Party as well as employment to the unemployed educated youth. When other political parties were silent over the suffering of people, Apni Party alone raised issues and get them redressed,” said Dilawar Mir.
While speaking on the occasion Vijay Bakaya, General Secretary congratulated Pranav Shagotra on assuming the charge of District President Urban Jammu.
He stated that other parties have been compelled by the honest politics of the Apni Party to also talk of restoration of Statehood and accept the changed reality.
Namrta Sharma, said that the women in rural as well as urban areas of Jammu have joined Party in large numbers.
“Women were concerned about the price rise of essential commodities, increasing unemployment, drug addiction among youth, electricity, failure of JMC in installing street lights and in providing basic amenities,” said Namrta. Namrta said the process of strengthening the party will continue.
Speaking on the occasion, newly appointed District President, Jammu District, Pranav Shagotra thanked the party leadership and all other leaders in Apni Party for his appointment and assured that he would work for the strengthening of party.
Shagotra said that the Party will fight for the cause of people and will not let them to suffer because of a political party. The function was also attended by Ajaz Kazmi, Abhay Bakaya, Dr Rohit Gupta, Gourav Kapoor and Shivam Choudhary.