District Administration Budgam has refuted the contents of an online article "Mass marriage event got delayed in Kashmir after administration charged money for the social cause".
"In this connection the District Administration has stronglyrefuted all the allegations and accusations levelled in the published article.The contents of the article are baseless and devoid of all reasons. An NGO Aashapproached the DDC office Budgam just once, for providing space for takingmeasurement of dresses needed for marriage. The District Administration Budgamfacilitated the NGO and extended it help at very first instance for providingspace, seating arrangement, electricity, drinking water and other facilities atTown Hall Budgam," an official statement said. "As verified from the reportsubmitted by the Executive Officer Municipal Committee Budgam, nominalmaintenance fee was asked for, as admissible under rules. However, the NGO Aashdid not return further for organising this event,' the statement.
"District Administration has always supported such voluntaryagencies and NGO"s working for the social cause. In fact the DistrictAdministration appreciated contribution of NGO's working in District Budgam atInternational Women and Business Conference recently held at New Delhi," itadded.