Charak steps down as vice-chairman MMJHS
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Aug 5: Former minister Gulchain Singh Charak on Friday resigned from the post of Vice-Chairman Mubarak Mandi Jammu Heritage Society (MMJHS) because of his new assignment as Congress in-charge of two states and a union territory.
“I have been made the member of Congress Working Committee (CWC) and assigned the duty as incharge of Punjab, Bihar and Chandigarh. Consequently, Since I will be frequently moving out of the state, I am obliged to tender my resignation as the vice chairman of the governing body and chairman of the executive committee of the society,” Charak told reporters here.
In his resignation submitted to the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is the chairman of the society, Charak however said, “I would continue to perform his duty as a member of the society with utmost dedication”.
He appreciated the members of the governing body, executive committee, technical advisory committee and others for supporting him in the society and urged them to continue with this “important and meaningful” community service work.
“The prestigious project, besides concerning the prestigious Dogra cultural Heritage has the potential of becoming the lifeline of Jammuites. It is being mega tourism project of the state,” he said.
The Society is carrying out the renovation work on the Mubarak Mandi Palace which was the royal residence of the erstwhile Dogra kings. The complex is believed to be over 150 years old.
He hoped that his successor would follow the guidelines framed and take the project ahead to become a prestigious tourism icon and symbol of Dogra culture.
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