Srinagar, September 4: Sh. Hakim Mohd. Yaseen, MLA Khansahib, called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Yaseen extended warm compliments to Sh. Malik on his appointment as Governor of J&K.
Sh. Yaseen informed Governor about the varied concerns and difficulties of people in his constituency and particularly referred to the poor maintenance of roads and issues relating to inadequacy of teachers in schools. He welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct the very long pending polls to the Municipalities and, and later, to the Panchayats in the months of October-December this year. Sh. Yaseen asserted that the functioning of elected bodies in the villages and towns shall strengthen the democratic framework and, besides enablethe urban and rural people to decide their developmental priorities and be also responsible for implementing development works and programmes which promote their welfare.
Governor urged the Legislator to spread awareness about the high importance of the forthcoming elections to Municipalities and Panchayats and hoped that many educated young men shall come forward to contest the polls.