Creation of New Administrative Units

Political parties target CSC; term govt move as 'election prank'


Jammu, Jan 15: The Cabinet Sub Committee, formed to seek public opinion over the proposal to form new administrative units, once again came under fire from various political parties and groups questioning the timing of government move.
 “On one hand the government was pleading to be facing financial crises, while one the other the decision to create new administrative unit was being projected as the election prank by ruling parties”, most of the delegates from Jammu based political parties, who met with the members of CSC here today claimed.
 Cabinet Sub-Committee (CSC) held deliberations with representatives of various political parties and Civil Society at Guest House here on Wednesday.
 The meeting was presided over by  Deputy Chief Minster Tara Chand while Minister for Urban Development, Nawang Rigzin Jora, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal, Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir, Minister for Higher Education, Akbar Lone, Minister for Labour and Employment, Ajay Sadhotra and Minister for Law and Parliament Affairs, Mir Saifullah were present in the meeting.
 As per insiders, the delegates, invited by the administration to put forth there suggestion regarding the formation of new administration units, raised serious questions over the mode and timing of the process adopted by government.
 Sources in the meeting said that Jammu based political leaders expressed anguished over the timing of the meeting.
 They said that most of the delegates wanted that government should discuses the matter with the people from Panchayat to the District level and take on board the views of common man.

Lastupdate on : Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:30:00 GMT
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