Srinagar : Congress on Saturday held an extraordinary meeting of senior party leaders of various assembly segments of Kashmir in Srinagar to deliberate over the organizational affairs and activities in Kashmir.
Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad presided over the meeting. Apart from other things, Azad reviewed the organizational affairs and activities in Kashmir province emphasizing the Party men to gear up for the challenges.
The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir also addressed the meeting, emphasizing the leaders and workers to invigorate the Party from grass roots level in their respective constituencies.
Both the leaders expressed serious concern over the difficulties confronting people in all the three regions of the state, describing the absence of elected government as a major source of disillusionment for the masses in J&K.
Many important issues of public importance also came under discussion. Azad asked the Party cadres to reach out to people to ensure redressal of their grievances.
Congress feels highly concerned about the wellbeing of the people in the country and State, shall do its utmost to address their genuine concerns both in the Parliament and outside.
He said Congress Party is only unifying force in the Country, State, saying that Party is capable enough to defeat the divisive and communal forces in the Country, Azad added.
Taking the opportunity of the meeting, Azad assured the people that Congress will remain committed to safeguard the secular fabric, unity and harmony in the country, besides it(Congress) will ensure defeat of communal and fascist forces, which are hell bent upon to divide people on the basis of caste or religion.
The meeting also held threadbare discussions with regard to overall socio-political scenario obtaining in the State and devised a strategy to counter the falsehood and political exploitation by BJP and other opportunist parties.
The meeting also resolved to start public outreach programme across the State, shortly. The meeting was attended by senior Congress leaders, ex ministers, ex legislators and other prominent leaders of the Party. (KNS)