All J&K Panchayat Conference delegation meets Governor

Jammu, Apr 5: A delegation of All Jammu & Kashmir Panchayat Conference led by its General Secretary Gh. Mohi Din Sofi, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The delegation demanded very early conduct of the now long pending Panchayat elections; amendment of the J&K Panchayati Raj Act-1989 to restore the erstwhile provision for the direct elections of Sarpanches; and implementation of the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution in J&K.
Governor observed that the demands of the Panchayat Conference had already been discussed with the Chief Minister who stood committed to holding the Panchayat elections and establishment of Panchayati Raj institutions.