Srinagar: For the first time since the crisis began in the Valley over four months back, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday attended a public function amid tight security in the city which has been a hub of protests.
Welcomed by scores of ruling National Conference (NC)
supporters, the Chief Minister inaugurated Power Developement
Department`s receiving station in Jawahar Nagar locality of
the city amid tight security and there was no untoward
During his visit to the SKIMS hospital at the peak of the
unrest last month, the Chief Minister had to face some
embarassing moments as relatives of injured persons had raised
slogans against him.
Minister of State for Tourism and Revenue Nasir Aslam
Wani, who represents the Amira Kadal constituency in the
Assembly, was also present during the inauguration of the
The station has a capacity of 20 MVA and has two
transformers of 10 MVA capacity each. The station will benifit
3,500 consumers in the Jawahar Nagar area and the adjoining