Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti felicitated Neete Kour, international gold medalist in power-lifting, here on Wednesday.
The PDP president greeted Neete Kour for bringing laurels to the State and assured all possible support.
The former chief minister said that her (Neete's) performance will inspire a lot of young women to take up sports as a career. She also laid stress for involving youth of the State in sports activities to prevent them from falling prey to drugs.
A deputation of people from Kathua and R S Pura led by PDP youth leader, Parvez Waffa met PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and discussed various issues being faced by them.
Parvez apprised the former chief minister that the development works taken up during PDP government in Kathua and RS Pura have been abandoned due to which the people are facing severe hardships.
The deputation appealed to the former chief minister to take necessary steps for getting the languishing projects started at the earliest.
The former chief minister gave a patient hearing to the deputation and assured for early redressal of their demands. She also appreciated the efforts of Parvez Waffa for showing concern towards the sufferings of common masses and asked him to continue this endeavour in resolving the issues of weaker sections of society.
Meanwhile, Akshay Randhawa, Sarpanch, along with Sumit Singh and his supporters under the leadership of Parvez Waffa joined PDP in the presence of Mehbooba Mufti.