Centre to fulfil demands of J&K: PDP


Mehbooba-MuftiSrinagar, July 8: Keeping view of upcoming election in the state, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti appreciated Railway Ministry for responding to  long felt need which was brought to the notice of Railway minister, D V Sadananda Gowda, last month, by her and her colleagues, in the Lok Sabha, Muzzafar Hussain Baig and Tariq Hameed Karra.

Mehbooba Mufti while addressing the reporters said, “The frequency needs to be increased on Badgam-Baramula line also to ease pressure in North Kashmir, as well. Earlier party has taken up other issues related to the expansion of railways in Jammu & Kashmir, in the areas like Poonch-Rajouri, Kupwara and Chenab Valley, as well, as the need for completing the Katra-Banihal construction of railway line on priority.”

She further said the projects will be pursued with zeal in the parliament and with the railway ministry to upgrade transportation in the state which is faced with such communication hurdles as could be removed only through railways.