Jammu: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) leaders led by JKPCC Vice President Raman Bhalla Tuesday called on Congress President Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and briefed her about the current situation in J&K.
The delegation also comprised former minister Shabir Khan, JKPCC General Secretary Manmohan Singh, and JKPCC chief spokesman Ravinder Sharma.
Sharma said that the leaders had a detailed discussion with the Congress president over a wide range of issues concerning the people of J&K.
“We brief her about the current situation in J&K besides apprising her about the organisational affairs and activities in Kashmir as well as in Jammu, and the recent visit of Delimitation Commission members to J&K. We also briefed her about the socio-political developments in J&K and had a detailed discussion on different issues confronting people here, especially rising unemployment, economic losses in the backdrop of lockdown, lack of development and other issues of public importance,” he said.
Sharma said that the JKPCC leaders also briefed Gandhi about the fallout of disconnect between the present dispensation and people in absence of the popular government leading to restlessness amongst the people.
“The JKPCC leaders also informed Gandhi about the feedback from the workers and people about the functioning of the present BJP government and the role being played by the Congress to represent and highlight the issues of the people of all regions of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said.