Hakeem Yaseen asks Panchs, Sarpanchs to serve people up to their expectations

Budgam, Dec 20: Saying that Panchayats are the basic units of democracy which can play a pivotal role in faster socio economic development and transformation in rural areas, Former Minister and Chairman PDF Hakeem Yaseen has regretted that some political parties sabotaged evolution of Panchayti Raj system in the state by boycotting recently held Panchayat elections for their vested interests.
Speaking to a gathering of Panchs and Sarpanchs at Khansahib in central Kashmir’s Budgam district today, Hakeem Yaseen said that these political parties had boycotted recently held Panchayat elections in the state till some assurance from the Center about safety of Article 35-A and Article 370 but have they got this assurance that these parties are now eagerly crying for holding assembly elections,” Hakeem Yaseen questioned adding that these political parties have always deceived the innocent people of the Kashmir for their vested interests. He has asked the people to reject all those political groups which have deceived them repeatedly since 1947 for their lust of power. He said during the coming Assembly elections people should inflict such a crushing defeat on the political parties who go on changing colors like chameleons for satiating their petty interests, so that they could never dare to face the people again.
Hakeem Yaseen asked the Panchs and Sarpanchs to serve the people of their respective areas to fulfill their aspirations. He said people in rural areas lack basic amenities like electricity, water, road connectivity which should be provided to them on priority.
PDF Chairman assured his full support to the Panchs and Sarpanchs in their effort to speed up growth and development in rural areas of Khansahib constituency. (KNS)