NC gets new functionaries

Rana, Wani Appointed Provincial Presidents

Jammu, Jan 15: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is also working president of National Conference (NC) Tuesday effected major changes in the organizational structure ahead of assembly elections due next year.
In a move to “rejuvenate” the party, Chief Minister brought in two of his trusted lieutenants Devender Singh Rana and Nasir Aslam Wani as the provincial head of two provinces – Jammu and Kashmir respectively.
Omar dissolved the provincial committees of Jammu and Kashmir provinces with immediate effect and announced that a new team to “strengthen the party” would be constituted “shortly”.
Surjit Singh Slathia, the outgoing Industries Minister, was named as senior vice-president of the party. Two other outgoing ministers appointed as vice-presidents are Qamar Ali Akhoon and Aga Rahulla Mehdi. The present provincial president Jammu Rattan Lal Gupta, ougoing Vice-Chairman of Pahari Advisory Board Mushtaq Ahmed Bukhari were also nominated as vice-presidents.
Former Higher Education Minister Abdul Gani Malik was assigned the charge of Parliamentary constituency of Kathua-Udhampur-Doda and Rashpal Singh was appointed as incharge Parliamentary constituency Jammu-Poonch-Rajouri.
A party loyalist Dr Mehboob Baig was named as Central Secretary, Kashmir. Omar also appointed Javed Ahmed Dar and Qaiser Jamshed Lone as district presidents of Baramulla and Kupwara, respectively. Omar had sought resignation of all the party ministers and advisors Monday to revamp the party. The Chief Minister had told his party colleagues yesterday that he will be revamping the cabinet and party in run up to the next general elections.
Governor NK Vohra accepted the resignations of seven ministers Tuesday. Six are from the National Conference and one from the Congress. Apart from Slathia, Akhoon and Mehdi, the other NC ministers whose resignations were forwarded to governor are Abdul Gani Malik, Nasir Aslam Wani and Javed Dar.

Lastupdate on : Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)
  • MORE FROM FRONTPAGE

  • Kashmir

Candidate applies as female, appears ‘male’

KU: ‘Sex-Change Case’ Figures In Written Test For JA’s

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: The recently held written test for appointment of Junior Assistants at the University of Kashmir has triggered a lot of suspense after a candidate applied as female but appeared as ‘male More



  • Srinagar City

IGP chairs security meet

‘Keep check on trouble mongers, devise proper traffic plan to shrines’

EID-E-MILAD-UN-NABI (SAW) CELEBRATIONS

Srinagar, Jan 15: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir S M Sahai chaired a security meeting for ensuring smooth culmination of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) and R-Day here.  On the occasion, the IGP directed More




  • Jammu

Army threatens to avenge killings

We Have Definite Plans To Retaliate: Gen Parnaik

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 15: The Indian Army has a "definite plan" to avenge the killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops, Lt Gen KT Parnaik declared on Tuesday. "We have definite plans to retaliate but not More



  • South Asia

Pak aims to develop smaller lighter nuclear warheads: Report

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 15: Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist More



  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance, Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery

KASHMIR’S DISAPPEARED

MAJID MAQBOOL

“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More



ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions