A delegation of the Socialistic Democratic Party (SDP) called on NN Vohra, Governor, at Raj Bhavan here today and presented him a Memorandum of their demands.
As per a statement the demands presented by the 6-member delegation led by Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, President of the Socialistic Democratic Party, included, interalia, creation of a Tehsil and establishment of a Degree College and Sub-District Hospital at Waterhail and setting up of Primary Health Centres at Jawalapora and Hokhletter in Budgam district. Other demands projected by the deputationists included improvement and upgradation of roads in the Sukhnag area of the district.
The delegation has thanked the Governor for taking keen interest in the socio-economic development and welfare of the people of the State.
Interacting with the delegation, the Governor emphasized the crucial importance of maintenance of communal harmony in all the regions of the State. Referring to the issues raised by the delegation in the Memorandum, the Governor observed that these would be duly taken up with the concerned authorities in the State Government.
The delegation comprised Maulana Sheikh Abdul Ghani, Mohammad Akram Dar, Abdul Ahad Thokar, Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Bhat and Bashir Ahmad Reshi.