Srinagar, Sept 4: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party led by its President, Sh Altaf Bukhari met Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhawan Srinagar on Sunday.
As per an official handout by Raj Bhawan, the members of the delegation submitted a memorandum of demands including restoration of statehood and speedy recruitment processes for youth.
The Lt Governor said that Home Minister Amit Shah had made a detailed statement on the floor of the Parliament that the statehood would be restored at an appropriate time.
On the issue of recruitment processes, the Lt Governor observed that due to irregularities in the exams of Sub Inspector, Junior Engineer and Finance Account Assistant recruitments, inquiry of all the three exams has been handed over to CBI and fresh examinations will be conducted by October.
“The vacancies of different posts in various Government departments would be advertised in the coming two months”, the Lt Governor added.
Interacting with the members of the delegation the Lt Governor assured that the other issues projected will be addressed promptly based on merit.
He urged the members of the delegation to continue their endeavours of public service for the welfare of the people of Jammu Kashmir.
Those present on the occasion included Senior Vice President JKAP, Ghulam Hassan Mir; Senior leader, Sh Dilawar Mir; Vice Presidents, Ajaz Ahmed Khan, Zaffar Manhas; General Secretary, Rafi Ahmad Mir; Additional General Secretary, Hilal Ahmad Shah; Chief Coordinator, Abdul Majid Paddar; Provincial President, Mohd Ashraf Mir; Chief Spokesperson, Javaid Ahmad Beg; Youth President, Junaid Ahmad Mattu; Women’s President, Ms Dilshada Shaheen; District Presidents- Ab Rahim Rather, Noor Mohd, Shafat Kazmi, Javaid Ahmad Mir & Gh Mohd Mir.