Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Jammu next week

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Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Jammu next week


Jammu , September 5 :(AWAM NEWS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi (MP) is likely to visit Jammu next week .

This was disclosed here today by the AICC Incharge J&K Affairs Rajni Patil (Ex-MP) in an important meeting of senior party leaders including PCC functionaries, District presidents, former legislators, Corporators and heads of frontal wings. Smt. Rajni Patil was the Chief Guest on the occasion while JKPCC President G. A. Mir chaired the meeting.

It was disclosed that Rahul Gandhi will straight way visit the holy Mata Vaishno Devi Ji and on his return will later interact with the important functionaries of Blocks, Districts , Congress representatives of PRIs, leaders of frontal wings of the party during his two days stay in Jammu.

He shall interact with the members of extended Working Committe including former Ministers, Legislators, AICC, PCC and DCC delegates and heads of frontal wings.

Patil got the inputs and suggestions about the proposed visit and discussed the preparatory arrangements to be made to finalize the schedule of visit. She told them that she has come to take their views and suggestions before finalizing the detail of the schedule of the proposed visit of Rahul Gandhi.

Gandhi was scheduled to visit Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh earlier last month but could not spare the so many days in one go, due to preoccupations during the parliamentary session. He visited for two days to Srinagar last month during which he visited the holy shrines of Mata Khir Bhawani and Hazaratbal , besides holdings interactions with the party leaders and activists. During the inaugural function of the new building of the party office at Srinagar he had announced that he shall visit Jammu and Ladakh too, in bear future.

JKPCC Chief G A Mir said that Rahul Gandhi will take the feedback from the ground about the state of affairs and the feelings of people after disbanding and downgrading of the historical state into UT and current spell of central rule . Although no rally has been planned in view of Covid situation but all precautions shall be taken in this regard while facilitating the top leaders at various levels to interact with the Leader.

Meanwhile earlier a convention of JKPCC SC Department was addressed at the party office by the AICC Incharge Smt. Rajni Patil organized by the newly appointed Chairman of the SC Department Dr. Karan Bhagat. PCC President G.A. Mir and other prominent functionaries of PCC were also present.

Patil told the gathering that congress has always protected and promoted the interests of the down trodden and weaker sections of the society and is committed to their upliftment and empowerment in all spheres of life. She said that the framer of the constitution Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar belonged to Maharashtra which is her native state and she is proud of this . Shri said that the provision of reservation including political reservation was aimed at their political empowerment . She said that SC, ST, Women got the reservations at the grass root level democratic institutions in the whole country including J&K by virtue of 73rd and 74th amendment of the constitution of India introduced by the congress party under the leadership of Rajiv Gandh.

G.A. Mir appreciated the efforts of newly appointed Chairman SC Dept. of PCC for stepping up activities of the organization and hoped that the Dept. shall reach out to the targeted sections in all areas to educate the people of their rights.

On this occasion Satish Dogra (Rtd. Aeronautic Engineer) and Mr. Vinay Bhushan (Rtd. MD Industries & Commerce) joined Congress party. They were welcomed by the senior Congress leaders in the party. Amar Chand, Baldev Raj, Yog Raj, Ashok Kumar, Prem Lata, Sahil Sabotra, Gian Chand were the other SC leaders who attended the function.AWAM NEWY

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