Srinagar: ( Azadi Times Newspaper) Even though the Election Commission is ready to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir anytime after March and the political parties there are also demanding to hold elections as soon as possible. The officials of the local administration who are trying to root out this are not in favor of it.
If the officials of the local administration of Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, Awantipora, and Budgam, the most affected districts of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, are to be believed, then the current system will take at least one year to make the environment against the terrorist network permanent. and should be given. Officials in these districts refrain from speaking officially on political issues, but in private conversations do not fail to point out the flaws of the old system in weakening the fight against terrorism.
work being done
According to a senior official of Anantnag, it is not just about the free hand given in action against the terrorists, the transparency in the implementation of government schemes and the speedy development works at the grassroots level have increased the trust of the general public in the administration. Programs like Back to Village have ensured the delivery of development schemes to the lowest unit like the village.
The development of state-of-the-art sports facilities from the panchayat to the state level is working to give a new direction to the energy of the youth. He said that in the last two years, positive changes can be seen in every sphere of life of the people of Kashmir.
However, the officials accept that in a democracy elections cannot be postponed for long and they should be held soon in Jammu and Kashmir. Will happen. But he is afraid that after the assembly elections and the coming of a new government, political interference may increase again. A senior official said that in the absence of elections for at least a year, there would be an opportunity to consolidate the gains made against militancy.
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