EARLY TIMES REPORT
UDHAMPUR, Mar 3: Apni Party has expressed concern over underdevelopment and poor infrastructural development in rural areas of Udhampur district.
An impressive function was organized in the district by Former MLA Chenani Faqir Nath in which senior leaders from Jammu namely General Secretary Vikram Malhotra, Provincial President, Jammu, Manjit Singh, Apni Party Trade Union, President, Ajaz Kazmi, Sohan Singh Sony, and others participated. The function was organized by Ex-MLA Faqir Nath.
As per the press statement, over 51 leaders and workers from J&K PDP, National Conference, Shiv Sena and other political parties joined Apni Party.
Welcoming them into the party, Apni Party General Secretary Vikram Malhotra said that it was encouraging to see people have come in support of Apni Party due to its progressive ideology and politics based on truthfulness.
Manjit Singh, Provincial President, Jammu, appreciated the decision of the political workers and leaders who joined the Apni Party. "The Party was founded with an aim to give an alternative to the people of J&K which can promote unity and developmental agenda. We speak on issues which are achievable.
We do not use people for vote banks and avoid doing anything in return for them. The underdevelopment in rural areas of Udhampur has exposed the traditional political parties in the hilly district," said Manjit Singh.
He said that "No road connectivity or black topping in rural areas. People have to walk miles on foot to reach the town.
The dispensaries have no doctors in many villages and PHE fails to provide water supply in every village. The people still drink water from the ponds and natural springs."
Ex-MLA Faqir Nath, speaking on the occasion said that Udhampur remained neglected for decades and the political representatives after their election never looked back.
The local leaders who participated in the programme included HR Dogra, Satpal Chalotra, Subash Sharma, Ajeet Sharma, Ramesh Manhas, Kewal Krishan, RR Manhas, Geeta Manhas, ND Wani, Karan Singh, Rajinder Singh, Jugdev Singh and others.