Rana for district status to Mendhar

Mendhar, Mar 25: Member Legislative Assembly Mendhar, Javed Rana Sunday called for upgradation of administrative setup in Mendhar with district status.
In his press statement, MLA has said that Mendhar area of Poonch district is a vast area comprising of three teshils including Mendhar, Balakote and Mankote and several dozens of panchayats.
“Constant cross border shelling, hilly terrains and far off areas led to extra burden on official machinery and one supervisory SDM on three teshils in such a tough area is not enough ” he said demanding for granting a complete district status to Mendhar Lawmaker said that upgradation of administrative setup leads to better implementation of government schemes and thus should be taken positively by ruling dispension.
” Previous government headed by Omar Abdullah sanctioned new administrative units for entire state which are now opening new doors of development and present government should also follow same footprints ” he further said.