Give me peace to resolve all issues: Omar to people
Advocates strengthening of cross LoC trade
GK NEWS NETWORK
Wadipora (Chadoora), July 28: Terming peace imperative to address political issues and work out an amicable solution, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Thursday appealed the people to help maintain tranquillity in the State and give necessary fillip to his efforts in this pursuit.
“Give me peace, I will strive to get all issues resolved and take its benefits to every household”, he said adding that development process and requirements of life cannot wait till the final resolution of political issues.
“We have to move simultaneously on both the fronts to seek prosperity and lasting peace together,” he asserted and said that peaceful atmosphere was prerequisite to reach to the logical settlement of issues.
Addressing a public gathering here in central in Kashmir in Budgam district today, the Chief Minister welcomed the dialogue between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan.
Omar Abdullah said that gun or hostility is no way to seek solution to the issues of political nature. “Dialogue in a peaceful and conducive tone is the only platform in this direction”, he maintained and expressed the hope that the two countries would continue to talk to strike solution to the issues of Jammu and Kashmir which has become their human responsibility.
While appreciating the efforts of the two countries to further strengthen the Jammu and Kashmir related Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) particularly expanding the orbit of cross LoC bus service and extending its benefits to the visitors and pilgrims, the Chief Minister strongly advocated for strengthening the cross LoC trade between two parts of Jammu and Kashmir by converting it from present barter trade into a normal banking supported trade activity.
“We have stressed on this aspects on number of occasions and will continue to urge the leadership of the two countries to accept this important demand of the State”, he emphasized.
The Chief Minister referred to the Public Service Guarantee Act made operational in the State by issuance of SROs and said that empowering general people to enforce upon administration their right to public service is a historic turn around in the governance.
He asked the people to get fully acquainted with the provisions of the Act and take its best advantage.
“The Government would publicize the provisions and details of the Act extensively to educate the people about utilizing the powers they have attained by the Act”, he said adding that it would reduce the chances of corruption and delay in public service delivery to a greater extent.
Omar Abdullah said that his Government is keen to reach out to people in every area, address their grievances and accommodate their demands under a phased manner to seek holistic and integrated development all across the State.
He said panchayats would prove an important tool in this regard indicating transfer of powers to these grass root institutions by ensuing Eid after the month of Ramdan.
Taking a dig on opposition, the Chief Minister said that its leadership is carrying the boogie of false propaganda against the Government shutting eyes on the speedy process of peace and development rooting in the State. He said the MLAs of this party are on record to have recognized the faster pace of development in the State during the current dispensation.
Omar said that justice to all is the standard of his Government and every action in the process of development would be based on justice. “The areas hitherto left out of the preview of development on the consideration of votes or any other count would get equal opportunity to grow and develop during my tenure”, he said assuring equal treatment to all.
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