SDP seeks Army` help for social uplift of poor

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 21:58

Jammu: Socialist Democratic Party on Tuesday sought Army`s assistance for social uplift of poor section in
the remote terrorist affected areas of the south of Pir Panjal
range in Jammu and Kashmir.

SDP president Darakhshan Andrabi, during her hour long
meeting with General Officer Commanding of 16 Corps, Lt Gen J
P Nehra at Nagrota headquarter, presented a memorandum to the
GOC on the matter.
Years of violence and agitation have left Jammu and
Kashmir way behind other states of India on the development
index, she said.

Gen Nehra apprised her about army`s efforts in ensuring
peace and security in the Jammu region, thereby providing
secure environment for inclusive growth in the state.
The GOC also apprised her about various `Sadbhavna`
activities undertaken by the army to facilitate better
education and health infrastructure in remote areas.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 21:58

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