Congress Will Emerge As Largest Political Force In State: Soz

 KL Report


Reelected State Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz MP has said that Congress will be a crucial political factor in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir in 2014 assembly elections.

Addressing a lpublic meeting at Hiranagar in district Kathua, Monday, Prof Soz has said that Congress will emerge as a largest political force in the state and will be a crucial factor in the politics of state in 2014 assembly elections. He said that congress is a vibrant organization in all three regions of the state.

Prof. Soz said that people of Kashmir have rejected violence and have joined mainstream in order to ensure peace, development and secure the future of their children.

Welcoming the positive change in the mindset of people of Kashmir, he said that it is time to re-frame our policies to win the hearts of people to strengthen their belief in democracy. He said that Congress is still in coalition in the state and for the elections in 2014, all decisions would be taken by the party high command in consultation with the rank and file of the party.

With regard to holding of elections to the Block Development Councils, Prof Soz said that he has discussed the issue of amendment to the State Panchayat Raj Act in the recent Co-ordination Committee meeting and alliance partner will let us know within shortest period of time. He however, emphasized that the elections should be held as early as possible i.e before June 30, 2013.


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