PC confident of winning both mayor, deputy mayor posts in Srinagar: Sajad Lone
Srinagar, Nov 5: Peoples’ Conference Chairman Sajad Gani Lone on Monday said that Peoples’ Conference was set to create history and deliver change in Srinagar by winning the Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral elections in Srinagar with flying colours. In a statement issued from Srinagar, the PC Chairman said that the PC Mayoral Candidate Junaid Azim Mattu and the independent Deputy Mayoral Candidate Muhammad Saleem Lone would win the elections and deliver on the promise of a developed, prosperous and progressive Srinagar. “We are very confident that we will get both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor posts in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation. This will be a significant milestone that will signify a departure from the politics of exploitation, misrule and stagnation in Srinagar. The elected Corporators will leave no stone unturned to meet the developmental and infrastructural challenges the City is faced with and also ensure that the quality of life for the citizens of the City is raised. There will be a perceptible and palpable change in Srinagar”, the PC Chairman said. “The traditional exploiters, especially the Congress are trying to distort development by redefining it in terms of discord and social unrest. These are the people who were at the helm of affairs for decades and the masters of 1987 rigged elections which thrust the State into a violent state and after thousands of killings the State is yet to come out of it. I fail to understand how they muster the courage to come and continue their litany of lies in front of the people. The die is cast, change will dawn on Srinagar City and deliverance will be redefined and identified with making Srinagar a world-class tourist city”, the PC Chairman said.
Cong all set to take control of SMC: Mir
Srinagar, Nov 5: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir has said that the upcoming Elections in Srinagar Municipal Corporation is a good opportunity for right thinkingElected Members of Srinagar District to defeat the divisive politics of BJP RSS. He also said that these Elections is apparently a direct fight between Congress and BJP RSS Sponsored Candidates, expressing confidence that Congress led amalgam is all set to take control of Srinagar Municipal Corporation on 6th of this Month. Describing the upcoming election in Srinagar Municipal Corporation as a direct fight between Congress led Secular amalgam and BJP RSS, G.A. Mir said that the Saffron Party is desperate enough to grab power, besides making inroads in Srinagar City with the support of their alliance partner, but the secular amalgam led by Congress will ensure their defeat in the election scheduled on Nov 6th. He said BJP RSS has always been desperate enough to erode the authority of democratic institutions in the State to serve their vested interests, besides exhibiting their existence, but the matter of fact is that Saffron Party while having no base in Srinagar City fielded Sponsored Candidates in Corporations Elections, which will not work, rather this process has further exposed the divisive politics of BJP, Mir said. He blamed them (BJP) for erosion of democratic Institutions in the country cautioning the elected Corporators about the politics of exploitation on their part, urged them (Corporators) to ensure defeat of BJP Sponsored Candidates. He reiterated his appeal to all secular and right thinking people to rise to the occasion to defeat BJP RSS and their alliance partner to ensure that the democratic institutions in the State are not erode by the Saffron Party, he added and said that Congress Party will continue to fight against the divisive politics of BJP RSS.