PDP seeks special economic package for Poonch-Rajouri belt

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 21:23

Jammu: Opposition Peoples Democratic
Party (PDP) today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to
announce a special economic package for twin border districts
of Poonch and Rajouri during his visit to the state next
month.

"We urge Prime Minister to announce special package
for the socio economic growth of the residents of twin border
districts of Poonch and Rajouri during his visit to the State
next month from June 7," senior PDP leader and MLA from
Darhal, Zulifkar Hussain Choudary told reporters.

He said PDP has already passed a resolution in this
regard.
District president of PDP Zulfikar said residents of
Poonch and Rajouri were the worst victims of the wars between
India and Pakistan and there was a need to take some concrete
step for the economic growth of this region.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 21:23

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