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Congress hails return of Panchayati Raj Bill

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Tawi, July 25:  J&K Pradesh Congress Committee has welcomed the decision of the Governor to return the controversial Panchayat Raj Amendment Bill 2016.In a statement senior leaders of JKPCC have hailed the decision of the Governor to return the controversial Bill withholding his assent on the controversial bill which was opposed by Congress and other opposition parties being anti-democratic and which would weaken   the  Panchayat Raj  in  the State. The Congress party  vehemently opposed the bill inside and outside the  House and held protest demonstration and submitted memorandum,  urging the Governor  to withhold his assent, as it would weaken the authority of basic principle of democracy and basic spirit  of  73 amendment of Constitution  which  was incorporated in State Panchayat Raj Act on 14th March 2014.The party has also sought constitution of independent Election Commission as per the provision of  State Panchayat Raj Act  based on the pattern of 73 amendment , as  stands incorporated. Welcoming the action of Governor PCC leaders  hoped that Govt. would realize its folly to push through  the  controversial bill against the pulse of people and the basic spirit of democracy and would not further initiate any move to weaken the  Panchayat  Raj  system in the  State. The signatories to the statement included  President JKPCC Shri G.A. Mir,  Senior Vice-President Sh. Sham Lal Sharma, Vice-Presidents  Mula Ram,  Raman Bhalla,     G.M. Saroori, G.N. Monga, Haji Rashid, Kanta Bhan, Ravinder Sharma (Chief Spokesperson),  Rajnish Sharma(Co-Tr)  Balwan Singh, Vikram malhotra, Manmohan Singh, Manjit Singh, Faqir Nath, Ch. Shah Mohd., Namarata Sharma, General secretaries.

 

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