JK News Today
Srinagar, July 5:
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has underlined the country’s “ firm resolve to bring peace, stability and prosperity” to Jammu and Kashmir through and honest , effective and efficient administration for problems facing the State.”
This is the first major indication of the Centre’s style of working in the post-collapse of the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir more than a fortnight ago . The Home Minister made this known to the people of the state , who had been at the receiving end of the prolonged spells of uncertainty and mis-governance .
Rajnath Singh has echoed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi who wanted good governance and development as the hallmark of the NDA government’s top priorities in Jammu and Kashmir .
Home Minister who held two-rounds of review meetings of the security and the developmental situation in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday and Thursday with Governor N N Vohra and other top brass of the state , regretted that “ development and good governance had remained elusive for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.”
He conveyed his impressions and the outlook for future in a series of tweets after he concluded his two-day visit of the Valley – his first since the end of the BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir .
The Home Minister who had tweeted on Wednesday before embarking on the visit that besides reviewing the security situation in the state , he shall also be performing “ darshan at the holy cave of Shri Amarnathji,” however, could not make it to the shrine because of inclement weather.
On the conclusion , he, however , made it plain that the “ dream of a developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir will be realised when there is peace and normalcy in the State..
He also clarified that the “ solution to the problems ( of the State) lies in empowerment of the people and strengthening the institutions of local governance. This is an unmistakable hint that the Panchayat and local bodies elections were being planned.
His idea of generating hope among the people was based on the “ renewed focus on good governance and the development .” The Centre, he emphasized was looking forward to kindle new aspirations and hopes amongst people of the State.
He said that the Centre was “ committed to take all possible measures that will bring accountability , transparency and good governance in the system”