Observing that Khag town in central Kashmir Budgam was educationally backward area , Chairman JK Peoples Democratic Front (JKPDF) and former Minister Hakeem Muhmmad Yaseen has demanded a separate Govt. Degree College at Khag.
He has also demanded construction of a macadamised road from Khag upto nearby Tossamaidan tourist resort to give boost to tourism and economic activities in the area.
Speaking at a meeting of PDF workers and prominent citizens of Khag area ,which has been recently included in Khansahib Constituency by the Delimitation Commission, Hakeem Yaseen vowed to develop khag area on modern lines where people shall have all the basic facilities at par with the urban areas . While assuring that all available resources would be mobilised and pooled for the holistic development of Khag, Hakeem Yaseen said that the area has been neglected on all fronts during the previous dispensations .
The meeting was held to take stock of the prevailing socio- political scenario in JK Union Territory and expanding the public out reach programme of PDF .
Chairman DDC Budgam Nazir Ahmad Khan attended the meeting as a special invitee.
Hakeem Yaseen said that both main road network and internal road linkage in Khag area was in shambles which needs to be upgraded on priority basis so problems confronting the local people are redressed adequately.
PDF Chairman said since common people were unable to get their problems solved due to the prevailing disconnect between the people and bureaucracy , the PDF workers should reach out to the people at their door steps to listen to their problems so that these could be put forth before the concerned authorities at the highest level . He also asked the people get their families enrolled in the voter lists in their respective areas so that they could elect MLA of their choice as and when the Assembly elections are held in the JK Union Territory.
Hakeem Yaseen has also urged the Centre to hold assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as early as possible so that prevailing socio- political uncertainty was removed.