Jammu and Kashmir National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met the District development commissioner Badgam at latter’s office. Party vice president who formerly represented Beerwah Constituency raised a range of issues with the DDC concerning Beerwah constituency.
Party vice president impressed upon DDC Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asghar to ensure all basic and effective amenities to the people of Beerwah. He apprised the DDC about the shortage of drinking water and electricity in the Beerwah Constituency.
Omar while interacting with the DDC apprised her about the nonexistence of any proper electricity schedule in the constituency. He said that the student community was at the receiving end due to the erratic power supply in the area. He also acquainted the DDC about the battered condition of various roads in the constituency. He urged her to augment the pace of road repairs in the constituency.
Omar impressed upon the concerned DDC to boost the pace of work on various outstanding road projects in the area including Khag -Ari Panth, Beerwah-Magam-Budgam road linkages. He acquainted the concerned DDC that the timely completion of these essential road linkages will make the lives of people in the adjoining better besides decreasing the time of travel.
Party vice president also took up the issue of health facilities in the Beerwah area. He said that the people have been left to fend for themselves in the wake of the nonexistence of proper medical facilities and necessary medical staff. He said the lack of accountability in the local multi tire health facilities in Beerwah was taking its toll on the poorest of the poor. He urged the DDC to ensure that the patients did not have to suffer any further in the future. He also sought the urgent intervention of the DDC towards ensuring accountability in various government offices in the area. On the occasion, party vice president was accompanied by Prof Abdul Majeed Matoo, political advisor Tanvir Sadiq and Dr Muhammad Shafi.
Earlier Centre’s Special representative to J&K Dineshwar Sharma called on party vice president at his residence and discussed the issues concerning the state.