Youngsters of our state are hope for better tomorrow: Mehbooba
Srinagar, Sep 30: Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party youth wing on Sunday held a youth interaction with Party President Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar and discussed the strategy for empowerment of youth in the state. Addressing the youth, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President said, “Our party is determined for the economic and political empowerment of the state, mainly of the youth. Today we met to sought suggestions from the youngsters from all constituencies of the Kashmir valley.” She further added that youth PDP media cells shall be formulated at district levels to built a positive narrative on Kashmir. While talking of reach out, Mehbooba said that all the youth members should double down on the efforts in reaching out to the marginalized and youngsters of far flung areas, “our conversations with the youngsters of new generation should start. The idea of dailogue reconciliation, peace and opening of our borders which are the main pivots of the foundation of PDP should be explained to these youngsters in lucid terminology.” Mehbooba added. Highlighting the difficult situation that is currently unfolding in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, party president reiterated the need of the youngsters of our state to bring the situation back from the precipice of bleakness and to stand tall as vanguards of our identity. Speaking on the occasion, MLA Wachi Ajaz Mir said, “The onus of highlighting the good work done by our government and the unprecedented phase of development befalls the youth members of our party from abolishing of stamp duty for properties bought in the name of women to macadamization of roads to colleges to schools, every sector of the society saw massive upliftment.” MLA Yawar Mir while speaking on the occasion said, “Be it any political stance our party has never deviated from its core ideology. We stand by the decision taken by the party in view of the urban local body polls. Youngsters of the state have the prime responsibility to defeat the nefarious designs and work for creating a positive atmosphere in the state. Youth President PDP Waheed ur Rehman Para said, “The idea behind today’s interaction was to loop in constructive feedback how to effectuate the change that PDP has always championed for the empowerment of the youth. Channelizing the energies of youth into meaningful, positive actions is the immediate task that all of us had to collectively shoulder the responsibilities for.” Besides Bashir Ahmad Mir, Er Nazir Yatoo, Dr. Samiullah, Ajaz Qureshi, Tanvir Khan, Arif Laigaroo, Najmu Saqib, Waqar Khan, Mukhtar Ah Bandh, Advocate Zubair Bhat, Advocate Jahangir and other youth leaders were also present.