Baramulla, Jan 01: Terming the developmental progress in Sangrama Constituency in Baramulla District as ” examplary” and ” unprecedented”, the National Conference on Tuesday said that former minster and now NC leader Syed Basharat Bukhari was the pioneer of bringing huge development to the area, thus changing the narrative of the local politics in the district. While welcoming Bukhari and a large number of his associates from PDP who today formally joined NC during a felicitation cermoney at Dak Bungalow Baramulla, the NC leaders said,
“We are proud of the local leaders from all villages of Sangrama constituency who came with Mr. Bukhari from PDP” .
According to RNA reporter covering the event, the NC delegates and leaders added, “we whole heartedly welcome them all.Now we are one Family & Our union will be instrumental in getting number one place for Sangrama constituency in future in all respects & in all sectors of development so that people in real sense of term will reap the benefits of able leadership and democracy.”
They while acknowledging Bukhari’s developmental drive said that his sole motive as legislator and minster has been to bring development in different parts of the constituency irrespective of the party affiliations and loyalties. They added that his tireless efforts as MLC , MLA and minster have been examplary as he brought equitable development in every part of the constituency, thus not only raising the life standard of the people but also helped in bringing an economic and developmental revolution in the otherwise backward areas of the constituency.
The NC delegates of the Constituency said that a vast network of roads, Centrally funded Schemes, scores of Filitration plants , Augmentation of existing Power receiving stations and establishment of new ones, besides a huge overhaul in Power sector in the constituency are just few of a haul of initiatives Bukhari has brought to the constituency during last decade.
They assured the former Minster of full cooperation and support in his endeavour of bringing more development to the constituency and said the Party was fortunate to have such a progressive leader in the fold.
Meanwhile two prominent Congress workers of the Sangrama Constituency including M.Ashraf Paray of Hygam and Gh.Mohamamd Sheikh of Doodbugh also joined NC in presence of Basharat Bukhari who was accompanied by a large number of PDP workers who formally joined NC today in presence of District President and former minster Javid Ahamd Dar. Others who were present in the function include senior leaders G.H Rahi and Mohammad Yaqoob Wani .(RNA)