Several members raise issues of public importance in Zero Hour


Several members on Thursday raised the issues of public importance during Zero Hour in Legislative Assembly sought government’s intervention for early redress.

Omar Abdullah opposition leader and former chief minister demanded clarification about the 10th class result of pellet victim Insha Mushtaq. He said in newspapers her result was shown successful, while as per JKBOSE result she has been declared pass ‘but need improvement.’

Omar said that there was a dire need to revisit the result of Insha as she could not attend the Math Paper because of blindness. He sought to consider the marks obtained by her in Music Paper for the Maths paper.

Mohammad Yousuf Bhat drew the attention of the Government towards the shortage of drinking water and erratic power supply in some areas of Shopian constituency. He demanded early steps to overcome the problem.

Neelam Kumar Langeh demanded early repair of CT Scan machine in District hospital Ramban, which he said is non-functional for quite some time. He also urged for inviting the local legislator during the tour of the Ministers of their constituency.

Ajaz Ahmad Khan, Hakeem Mohammad Yasin, Ali Mohammad Sagar, Yawar Ahmad Mir and Mian Altaf Ahmed, demanded immediate revocation of attachment of Director SKIMS so that the striking employees of the premier health institution resume duty.

Calling upon the government to resolve the issue immediately, they said the health institution witness huge rush of patients, who are badly suffering due to the strike.

Bashir Ahmad Dar asked the government to expedite the search for the body of the person of kalaroos who was killed at Sopore by some persons.

Sat Paul Sharma demanded close monitoring of duty roster of doctors at District Hospital Sarwal to minimize the referrals to GMC Jammu. However, he appreciated the maintenance of the hospital for which he congratulated the Health Minister.

Abdul Rahim Rather demanded posting of Naib-e-Tehsildars for Kokernag and Larnoo tehsils and also sought establishment of three naibats in his home constituency.

Choudhary Mohammad Akram demanded immediate repairs and renovations of 132 KV line from Draba to Chandak.

Mohammad Akbar Lone suggested for the presence of Chief Minister in District Development Board meetings to enable local legislators to project issues of public importance directly to her.

Asgar Ali Karbalie urged for improvement in power infrastructure in Kargil district to overcome the problems of overloading and power breakdowns.

Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami sought for keeping budget provision for the next fiscal for helping widows and destitute.

Aijaz Ahmed Mir also took part in zero hour and pleaded for the posting of Doctors in all existing Primary Health Centres of his Constituency.

Aga Syed Ruhullah called for improvement in power supply scenario in district Budgam.

Shakti Raj Parihar demanded the early execution of proposed Transmission Line to improve the power supply in district Doda.

Krishan Lal drew the attention of the government towards the damage to residential houses due to Pakistan shelling in border areas of his constituency and demanded early rehabilitation of affected families.

Gulzar Ahmed Wani demanded the early construction of protection bund along the local nallah in his constituency.

Er Abdul Rashid called for the full involvement of local MLAs in the formulation of district budget and DDB meetings.

Gagan Bhagat demanded installation of upgraded Transformer in Miran Sahib locality.

GM Saroori said demanded sanctioning of 4 more road projects in addition to 2 projects approved in his constituency under NABARD.

Shamim Firdous urged the government to take steps for providing adequate drinking water facility in her home Constituency.

Noor Mohammad Shiekh sought improvement of sanitation and drainage system in Shalteng area of his Constituency.

Mubarak Gul called for the implementation of DDB meeting decisions in letter and spirit.

Devinder Manyal sought early completion of ongoing road and other development projects in his constituency.

Haji Abdul Rashid Dar while taking part in the Zero Hour highlighted the various issues of public importance of his Constituency.

Pawan Kumar Gupta pleaded for improvement in drinking water facilities in his Constituency.

Mohammad Khalil Band sought expansion of Fruit Mandi Pulwama as already sanctioned by the Government. He demanded the early release of funds for taking up the expansion work.

Daleep Singh Parihar demanded immediate renovation of roads damaged due to snowfall.

Javid Ahmed Rana called for encouraging the formation of self-help groups under National Livelihood Mission in rural areas of Poonch district.

Usman Abdul Majid demanded speeding up of various ongoing development works in his constituency.

Abdul Majeed Larmi demanded the release of adequate funds for development works in his constituency.

Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar said that implementation of 18 percent GST on the MGNREGA works and said the move has badly affected the execution and called for taking appropriate steps in this regard.


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