Darhal: National Conference on Wednesday appealed to the residents of border areas to strengthen the forces committed to peace and prosperity even as it asserted that the party's agenda has always been holistic development.
"We are seeking votes on peace and development. (We appeal to) the border people to come forward in a big way and strengthen the forces committed to development, peace, prosperity and brotherhood in these most remote areas of the state," NC's state vice-president Rattan Lal Gupta said while addressing a rally at Peedi village of Darhal constituency.
Campaigning for party candidate Choudhry Imtiyaz Ali, Gupta said the party has all along worked for focused development in border areas and remote pockets.
"These areas need holistic development and that has been the agenda of National Conference all along," he said while referring to various initiatives taken over the years by the party for the people living in border.
Referring to creation of additional administrative units, Gupta said these have brought the administration to the door steps of the people who had to travel to the towns and the capital cities for their grievances to be heard.
He said Darhal constituency has also been benefited by this "revolutionary measure".