Conducts Extensive Tour of Border Villages
In order to take stock of the various developmental works and to understand the needs and requirements of the local residents of border villages of Rajouri, BJP senior leader and MLC Vibodh Gupta conducted an extensive tour of Chalas, Shahpur and Dariyan villages. During these meetings, the local people informed MLC Vibodh about the problems being faced by them as a result of day to day disturbances in the area. Many locals were worried about the education of their children which is totally disturbed as very frequently these people have to move to safer areas to save their lives. As a result of this, the local people are also not being able to properly attend to their agricultural fields. At Shahpur village a group of local women brought the matter of inadequate supply of water as a result of which these women are suffering a lot. During these meetings, many people raised the issue of the proper road network for all the border villages which can ensure quick mobility of these people at the time of any emergency.
Latter addressing a gathering MLC Vibodh informed everyone that the state, as well as the central Government, is fully aware of the sufferings of the border people. Therefore the Government is taking every necessary step to ensure a safe and secure atmosphere for the border residents. He also congratulated the local people for helicopter service which has been recently launched in the twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch. He regretted that our country is regularly facing challenges as a result of the nefarious designs of our hostile neighbour who regularly indulges in cease fire violations. While referring to the recent visit of Home Minister Rajnath Singh to the various border villages, Vibodh said that this visit has helped a lot in building confidence among the residents of border villages. This clearly shows that how much importance centre Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narinder Modi and State Government Under the leadership of Mehbooba Mufti, is according to the people of border areas. Moreover, everyone is grateful to the border people for the great services these people are providing in ensuring the security of the country. Vibodh further added that each and every step will be taken to mitigate the sufferings of the border people as their security is in fact country’s security. While reacting towards the various demands raised by the people who met MLC during this tour, Vibodh said that he will take each and every issue with the concerned departments and ministries for their early redressal. Prominent among other who accompanied MLC Vibodh during this tour included Atam Gupta, Asif Choudhary, Sanjay Sharma, Bablu Chandan, Vishu Kumar and Shonki Kumar.