PDP seeks special economic package for Poonch-Rajouri belt
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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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