Kashmir Plays Second Fiddle To Jammu In New Creations

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Kashmir seems to have fetched advantage to Jammu region in the creation of new administrative units across the state.

Tentative analysis gives Jammu an advantage over Kashmir. Jammu got 26 new sub divisions and Kashmir got only 16. In new tehsils Jammu had the lions share of 73. Kashmir got only 54.

In the new CD blocks, 84 were taken by Jammu region and 79 by Kashmir region including Ladakh.

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah termed the creation of new administrative as historic and thanked his coalition partner, the Congress. The new creations included 135 tehsils, 46 sub divisions, 177 community development blocks and 301 nayabats.

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