Jammu: Congress has welcomed the decision of state government to implement the provision of 73rd amendment of the constitution of India in the state, thus acceding to the long pending demand of congress party.
In a press statement issued by MLC and Congress spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, MLA Inderwal G M Saroori, MLC Jahangir Mir, MLC Subash Gupta, Chief Executive Counsiller Kargil Hill Decelopment Authority, Ex MLA Haji Abdul Rashid, Ex MLC Mohammad Amin Bhatt, Ex MLC Janak Raj Gupta, Ex Ali Mohd Bhat MLC, Haji Nissar Ali Ex Minister, Garu Ram Ex Minister, Dr Ramesh Chander Sharma Ex Minister, Yogesh Sahney Ex Minister, Ghulam Raza Ex MLA, Vinod Sharma General Secretary JKPCC, Thakur Jughal Bhandari Secretary JKPCC, Mohd Amin Khan District President Kupwara, Mir Mustaq District President Baramulla, Hassan Rather District President Ganderbal, Brij Mohan PCC Member and other leader and others welcome the decision of state cabinet here today, they congratulated the Sarpaches and Panches of the state and thanked them for their support to the struggle of congress party under the leadership of Prof. Saif ud din Soz and Ghulam Nabi Azad for implementation of the 73rd amendment in the state.
They said that the dream of late Shri Rajiv Gandhi for empowering the Panchyat Raj Institutions has been translated into reality with the active support of congress high command, especially of Sh. Rahul Gandhi to the cause of Panchyat Raj Institutions in order to strengthen gross root institutions of democracy. They said that Rahul Gandhi stood like a rock behind the struggle of Congress party for the implementation of 73 rd amendment in the state.
They said it became possible by the whole hearted support of the sarpanches and panches, the entire party cadre and leadership including legislators and ministers.