Cong to meet Delimitation panel in Sgr, Jmu

Srinagar:  Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Sunday announced that it would seek more time to meet its leaders in all districts to represent the voice and aspirations of the people, besides its delegation before the Delimitation Commission in Srinagar and Jammu.

In a statement, the JKPCC lamented that the Delimitation Commission is expected to visit every district headquarters or constituency headquarters and not only to listen to the political leaders, but also to make the exercise more meaningful as per the ground reality.

The Commission which is visiting after more than 1 year and 3 months of its formation, should consider giving due time to all remote areas for a better understanding of the requirements and norms of delimitation – including population, area, includes parameters such as topography. /Geography, and connectivity, the party said.

Congress said it will put forth the party’s vision and demand the commission’s visit to various districts to listen to the people for a meaningful exercise based on fair, transparent, equality and justice.

The Delimitation Commission will visit Jammu and Kashmir for 4 days and prepare a report which will play an important role in finalizing the decision on elections in the Valley. The commission will interact with the political leaders of the state, representatives of various stakeholders including Deputy Commissioners of around 20 districts. 

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