KARGIL, NOV 11: Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today called for collective efforts to bring about improvement in the educational scenario in Government-run schools and impressed upon all the stakeholders to put in their efforts towards the same.
The Chairman stated this while addressing the 2nd Annual Day celebrations of Government Model Middle School Lankore at Auditorium Hall Kargil here today.
Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan, Executive Councillor for Works Nassir Hussain Munshi, Councillor Kargil Town Haji Muhammad Abass, Chief Education Officer Muhammad Mussa and Headmaster of the school Muhammad Jaffar were also present on the occasion.
The Chairman while appreciating the staff, parents and Management Committee members of the School for successfully running the Institute on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode for the third consecutive year said that the institution has now emerged as an inspiration for others to follow.
He said that a solid education system is a vehicle that will ensure success which demands the participation of the whole society. He also urged upon the CEC Kargil to take up more schools in the district under the PPP mode. He assured the school management of all possible support to ensure the fulfilment of all their demands and concerns.
CEC Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan in his address expressed satisfaction over the performance of the school. He also announced Rs 10,000 cash in favour of the students who performed well in the annual day programme.
The CEC said that Hill Council is fully committed to give impetus to the education sector in the district. He urged upon the teachers and parents that opportunities be given to groom youngsters to pursue their career in line with their interest and aptitude in a certain field and expressed hope that teachers and Village Education Committee Members will continue to work with the same spirit for the upliftment of the school in future as well.
While responding to the demands for up gradation of the school to High School level, compound walling, infrastructural development and posting of Class IV, the CEC assured the school authorities that all their demands and concerns would be addressed in a phased manner.
Executive Councillor for Works Nassir Hussain Munshi highlighted the importance of co-curricular activities in the learning process of children and hailed the participating students for excellent rendering of their performances.
Earlier, the students presented a variety of programmes including Naat e Sharief, qawali, kindergarten demo, traditional music and dance, skits, rhymes, and mimes.
Later, Chairman LC, CEC Kargil, and EC Works distributed prizes and mementoes among the students for their outstanding performance in studies as well as co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
Among others who were present on the occasion included DySP HQR Kargil Syed Mujahidul Haq, Assistant Director Planning Muhammad Hadi, Assistant Director Information Kargil Muhammad Ali Tak, teachers, VEC members, a large number of parents and students.
Don’t use Pulwama attack as an excuse to harm Jammu Muslims: Rasheed
Srinagar, Feb 15: Expressing anger and anguish over hooliganism by miscreants of various right-wing organizations at various places in Jammu city, AIP President Er Rasheed has urged law enforcing agencies and civil administration to ensure protection to all sections of people without being biased.
In a statement issued today Er Rasheed said, “Nobody is celebrating killing of CRPF men in Pulwama attack and no one other than Kashmiris can feel the pain of bereaved families better than them, as we have been passing through this turmoil since last thirty years, however nothing lies in hands of Kashmiris and neither their words nor condemnations mean anything to those who matter and who can bring peace in the entire region including Jammu and Kashmir.”
“Giving the incident a communal colour and using it as an excuse to create communal tension in Jammu city is condemnable and unacceptable. How can dozens of vehicles were damaged and set to fire in presence of law enforcing agencies at various places in Jammu city and why is not Jammu administration doing enough to ensure that law and order are maintained in the entire city,” said Er Rasheed.
Er Rasheed while appealing from restraining from all sides added that there is no justification to attack vehicles and other properties of a particular community or to attack stranded Kashmiris for none of their faults.
Er Rasheed appealed all stakeholders to show restraint and realize that violence is not any solution and let all of us understand that wars are not won and animosity will help none. He said that Kashmiris are the worst sufferers of animosity between India and Pakistan and they have always been seeking a peaceful resolution to the political dispute.
Er Rasheed appealed BJP leadership to show maturity and rise above regional and religious politics and reminded BJP leadership in Jammu not to forget that they are ruling at the Centre and their every action in Jammu has to be mature rather adding fuel to the fire.
Shah Faesal appeals people of Jammu to maintain calm
Srinagar, Feb 15: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal on Friday appealed to people of Jammu to observe restraint and maintain calm.
Taking to social networking site Twitter, Shah Faesal wrote: “My sincere appeal to brothers from Jammu to maintain calm. This is not the time to call for revenge. This is not the time to fuel hatred against each other.”
“Let’s not allow our humanity to be snatched from us. Let’s stay united,” Shah Faesal wrote on Twitter.
Earlier reports and witnesses said that mobs torched and damaged dozens of vehicles during the violent protests which broke out today morning in Gujjar Nagar and Prem Nagar areas amid a shutdown called by Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry against the killing of CRPF men in Lethpora attack on Thursday.
Yasin condemns slapping of PSA on JKLF leader
Srinagar, Feb 15: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday condemned the slapping of second consecutive PSA on JKLF leader Zahoor Ahmad Butt who has been shifted to Islamabad Sub-Jail.
In a statement issued to media, the spokesman said High court had recently quashed PSA on him and he was shifted to Kupwara jail from Kot-balwal form where he has been again slapped with PSA.
Condemning this ‘state repression’, Malik said that “using black laws to prolong incarceration of political leaders and activists is most undemocratic and tyrannical.”
Malik has expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of Abdul Ahad Lone who was the father of senior JKLF member Fayaz Ahmad Lone of Kaw Mohala Khanyar.
JKLF leaders Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Sheikh Abdul Rashid, Ghulam Muhammad Dar and others reached Khanyar and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family.
While praying for the heavenly abode of the deceased, they also prayed for the Sabr-i-Jamil of his bereaved family.
Meanwhile, JKLF paid tributes to Haigam martyrs who rendered sacrifices in 2001 when forces opened fire on peaceful protesters who were protesting against the custodial killing of JKLF leader Jalil Ahmad Shah.
On the occasion, a congregational prayers meeting was held at Hygam Sopore in which JKLF district president Syed Nisar Jeelani and other participated and paid tributes to these martyrs.
While remembering the struggle and sacrifices of Jalil Ahmad Shah and others including women, JKLF leaders prayed for the heavenly abode of martyrs and reiterated their pledge to take the mission of these martyrs to its desired goal.