Terming overall development of border villages of Rajouri district as the top priority of present state government, Member Legislative Council Vibodh Gupta today said that efforts are being made to ensure that people living in the areas close to Line of Control get every basic facility.
While addressing a gathering of people from Keri village of Rajouri where he inaugurated a pacca tiled path, MLC Vibodh Gupta said that border areas of Rajouri district were ignored in past years and people living in these areas are still waiting to get several basic facilities and shortage of same multiply their problems.
” From Sunderbani to BG as well as the border areas of Poonch district remained ignore but present government is working tirelessly to ensure that all types of basic facilities remain available there and no problem is faced by people living there ” MLC said.
Castigating Pakistan for repeatedly triggering tension on borders, MLC said Pakistan again violating ceasefire and is creating tension.
” Pakistani army is following inhumane way of targeting civilian population ” he said adding that Indian army is giving a strong reply to the guns of Pakistan but we follow humanity and don’t target their civilian areas.
He also applauded the move of central government of scrapping notes with denominations of 500 and 1000 and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken one of the historic step aimed towards strengthening the economy of the station and dealing with the problems like black money and fake currency.
Earlier MLC Vibodh Gupta along with officers of Rural Development Department inaugurated a pacca pathway with tile work in Keri village located close to LoC.
Work has been completed with funds allotted both from MGNREGA under convergence and funds provided by MLC under CDF.
This pathway will give benefit to hundreds of people in the village.
Speaking on the occasion BJP District Vice President Kamal Bakshi said that BJP, being in power both in J&K state and centre, is working tirelessly to solve the issues of border residents and assured that every BJP leader is standing with the people of border in this tough time.
BJP Mandal President Sanjay Sharma while thanking MLC Vibodh Gupta on behalf of people from Keri said that MLC is undertaking a number of developmental activities in the area thereby providing relief to the people
Other who were present on the occasion includes Ranjeet Tara,Pashori Sharma,Suresh Sharma,Ashok Sharma,Hazi Sayad, Hazi Azam,Mohd Azam,Abdul Aziz and others.