Srinagar, Jan 15: The president of Jammu Kashmir Workers Party president Mir Junaid called upon
to discuss various issues of public importance. Mir congratulated the LG on the
successful conduct of DDC elections and hailed the new economic policy which
the government has introduced.
Mir brought issues of power shortage and road clearance due to snowfall in the
notice of the Lieutenant Governor and asked him to direct the administration for
taking swift measures to deal with the problems that the commoners are facing.
Mir also discussed the issues of employment and stressed upon the need of fast-
tracking the employment measures of the government. In addition Mir also
touched upon the need for quick implementation of the Forest Rights Act in the
The LG assured Mir of quick action on the points brought to his notice and also
asked Mir to continue his political activities with full zeal in the valley. The LG
asked Mir to act as an ambassador of peace and progress to the people of Kashmir
and keep on highlighting the issues of public importance.
In the meeting, Mir also mentioned the need of inclusive governance and public
cooperation for the successful transition of Kashmir into a progressive and
democratic society. Mir also asked the Lieutenant Governor to make bureaucracy
listen to public grievances with patience and respect.
Mir also highlighted the need of community policing for the reconstruction and
revival of confidence in policing of the people. Mir went on to mention the need of
penalizing the guilty in the Shopian fake encounter case and requested the LG to
make it sure that none such incident is repeated in the future.