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BJP-RSS trying to break composite culture of J&K: Rahul Gandhi

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Asserting that he is feeling pained, former president of All India Congress Committee (AICC) Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that BJP-RSS is trying to break the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir.

“I am disappointed and pained that BJP and RSS people are trying to divide people of Jammu and Kashmir in the name of religion and region and also trying to break the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir,” Mr Gandhi said addressing party’s workers meeting here.

Mr Gandhi arrived on a two day visit here on Thursday and visited Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine.
The Congress MP said that BJP is creating fear among people and spreading hatred but Congress is a name of love and affection. “BJP-RSS is weakening the composite culture of Jammu and Kashmir by disturbing peace and brotherhood. The economy, tourism, and trade has been badly affected in J&K,” he said.

Notably, this is Mr Gandhi’s second visit to Jammu and Kashmir in the last one month and he informed that he will also go to Ladakh in coming days.

“I am happy that I have come to J&K but at the same time, I am sad too. During my visit to Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine on Thursday, I saw the symbols of Durga ji, Laxmi Ji and Saraswati Ji,” he said adding “Durga Ji protects us from all evils, Laxmi Ji is a power that fulfills your dreams and Saraswati Ji gives us knowledge.

He narrated a related fall of GDP with demonetisation asserting that the power of Laxmi Ji has been affected. “Those who call themselves Hindus are weakening people and destroying the powers of these symbols,” Mr Gandhi said.
“Hand symbolizes Lord Shiva, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Islam, which means do not fear and so is the Congress, we are fearless but BJP is scared,” he averred and appreciated the workers for being power of the party.

Mr Gandhi also slammed the BJP for snatching statehood in Jammu and Kashmir and said that the people of J&K are suffering badly and must ask the BJP for a shattered economy.

On Kashmiri Pandits, Mr Gandhis said, “I met my Kashmiri Pandit brothers delegation today. I am also part of them and I assure my brothers that I will help them.”

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Govt determined to establish efficient transport system: LG

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Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched online services of Motor Vehicle Department and flagged off JKRTC’s new fleet of buses at Raj Bhavan.

While speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor observed that the Transport Department has taken many decisions in the last few months to facilitate the common people in availing various services which will improve their lives and have positive impact on J&K’s transport sector.

“We are determined to establish a safe, resilient and efficient transport system in J&K UT”, he added.

He said that the 12 services made online last year have brought great relief to the people. Services like duplicate registration to replacement of driving license are being provided to common people through a hassle-free process.

The Lt Governor, according to an official statement, observed that many rules have been simplified to provide paperless, cashless, faceless facilities to the people. It will address the concerns of thousands of citizens and contactless services can be availed without going to RTO. The various services of MVD made online and simplified include contactless application for Learners’ license, hassle-free quick registration process at dealer level, no inspection of newly built vehicles at RTO, besides others.

While flagging off the new fleet of buses, the Lt Governor said that it would provide better transport facilities to residents in far-flung areas and connect them to major towns of the UT and other states.

The new addition of trucks in the fleet of JKRTC will ensure timely transportation of food grains and other essential commodities to common man, he added.

Underscoring that full utilization of opportunities for economic growth is possible only with a robust transportation system, the Lt Governor said that the decision of augmenting the existing fleet of JKRTC with 226 new buses and 277 trucks was taken last year with an aim to connect the people of different regions in J&K and provide better transportation facilities to the traders and business owners. Listing four main forces behind the promotion of local businesses in J&K viz raw material, workforce, capital, and market, the Lt Governor said that the transporters provide a connection between these four.

Subsidy of Rs 5 lakh was also provided to transporters for replacing buses older than 15 years. An amount of Rs 1.75 crore was given under the scheme to strengthen the transport sector in J&K and make it modern, he added.

Under Mumkin scheme, the youth of J&K are being connected with sustainable livelihood opportunities and provided with commercial vehicles at zero margin money. Apart from bringing a change in their lives, this program will also strengthen the transport system of the UT, said the Lt Governor.

The Lt Governor said that providing various government services and facilities online is key to a transparent and corruption-free governance system.

The Lt Governor noted that many important steps have also been taken in last one year under the Road Safety Fund which includes 620 road safety awareness camps, equipments, motorcycles, and interceptor vehicles been given to traffic police for better road safety management.

Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lt Governor; Dr. AK Mehta, Chief Secretary; Hirdesh Kumar, Commissioner Secretary to Government; Pardeep Kumar, Transport Commissioner; Mohammad Aijaz, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar; Sandeep Choudhary, SSP Srinagar, besides Senior officers of the UT administration were present on the occasion.

 

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Long Power shutdown in THESE areas of Jammu region

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Chief Engineer, (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that the power supply to Reasi, Pouni, Dharmari and some parts of Katra shall remain affected on September 26 from 8 am to 2 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to SICOP Industrial Area, Hatlimorh Kathua shall remain affected on September 26 from 8 am to 10 am.

Likewise, the power supply to Pargwal, Channi Tanna, Rajpura, Bhalwal Bharat, DhalwalMiulu, Hamipurkona, BSF, Batera, Dabbin, Chorpur, Manyal, Dharmkhu, TirthTalab, GREF, Gumpal, Sua No. 1, Garkhal and adjoining areas shall remain affected on September 27 from 9 am to 2 pm.

Similarly, the power supply to Billawar, Mandi, Phinter, Parnalla and adjoining areas of Baggan shall remain affected on September 27 from 9 am to 2 pm.

Meanwhile, Superintending Engineer (Distribution), JPDCL O&M Circle, Kathua has informed that the power supply to Govindsar, Railway Road, SC Mohalla, Chak Ram Singh shall remain affected on September 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 from 6 am to 12 noon.

Similarly, the power supply to DC Mohalla, Khalki Mandi, Upper Mandi, Shivalik Bal Niketan High School, Jatt Mohalla and Janglote shall remain affected on September 27, 28, 29 and 30 from 6 am to 10 am.

Likewise, the power supply to Chak Luden and Chak Sajjan shall remain affected on September 28 from 6 am to 10 am.

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Wazir Sahab’s Murder Investigation Should be Paced Up: Transporters

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In the ongoing investigation of the murder case of TS Wazir, the Transport Association of Jammu has demanded that the investigation should be paced up and the culprits should be behind bars.

While speaking to JK Media, a Transport Association Leader said, “we all know how Wazir Sahab has come forward for the people of J&K. For the past forty years, Wazir Sahab, without his benefit, has helped the transporters of J&K. No doubt Delhi Crime Branch is investigating the murder, but we want that the investigation should be paced up as people of Gurudwara Committee was having some issues with him and they’re behind his death”.

“Police has arrested Harmeet and is looking for Harpreet but do you think these people can murder someone with such fame? Behind his death, there are people who have significant connections. We request LG Manoj Sinha to look into the matter”.

Amish Mahajan
Content Writer
JK Media

 

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