Time to announce assembly elections: Hakeem Yaseen

Time to announce assembly elections: Hakeem Yaseen
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Srinagar, Sep 1: Maintaining that India is one of the biggest democracies of the world ,Chairman Peoples Democratic Front ( PDF) and former Minister Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen has urged the center to announce assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir without further delay .

“The center has admitted in Supreme Court that situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved considerably and all the required formalities for holding assembly elections also stands completed . So there should not be any kind of further delay in this regard,” he said in a statement.

Hakeem Yassen added that the center should also fulfill its promise to restore statehood to Jammu and Kashmir before announcing assembly elections . He said restoration of electoral democracy in Jammu and Kashmir was imperative to gain goodwill and trust of the people . PDF chairman said restoration of statehood to Jammu and Kashmir, prior to holding assembly election will go a longway in building mutual trust and confidence between center and the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

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