Tag Archives: Kishtwar

Chatroo sarpanches demanded relief and rehabilitation of those who suffered due to the recent snowfall and rains

Chatroo Sarpanches-Kishtwar

Sarpanches of Chatroo block district Kishtwar urged the state government to take immediate measures to ensure relief and rehabilitation of those who suffered due to the recent snowfall, rains and flash floods across the Chatroo tehsil of district Kishtwar. The meeting was attended by Sarpanch Association Chatroo block Tariq Wani, Sarpanch and Congress block president Chatroo Haji Ghulam Qadir Sheikh, Ghulam Mohammad Reshi, Abdul Gani, Choudhary Nazir Ahmed Sheikh, Bidya Lal, Master Somnath, Abdul Latief, Seva Ram, Abdul Rashid Bhawani, Ghulam Mohammad Naik, Bashir Ahmed Ahangar, Ghulam Mohammad Kohli, Qasim Din, Roshan Lal, Piyaray Lal, Daleep Kumar, Abdul Rashid Raina and Ghulam Mohammad Vice Sarpanch Durbeel expressed grave concern over the incessant snow and rains that have wrought havoc in …

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In Photos: Ancient Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in Jammu region

Shiva Temples-Jammu Darshan

Jammu Region is famous for its ancient Shiva Temples spread across different parts of the Region like Buddha Amarnath in Poonch, Shiv Khori in Reasi, Devika/Krimchi Temples in Udhampur, Ranvireshwar Temple in Jammu and others.

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Pics: Kishtwar receives heavy snowfall

DC Office Kishtwar

Kishtwar receives fresh snowfall. Snowfall began in Kishtwar and upper reaches of Jammu region in the wee hours today, bringing down the mercury by several degrees across the state.     Thanks to Pranav for providing these pics

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With Kitchloo at the helm how can Police Department be trusted to file a factual report on Kishtwar Violence

Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo

With National Conference MLA Sajjad Kitchloo occupying the hot seat in the office of MOS Home guessing the contents of the final report of the one man Commission constituted to probe the incidents of Kishtwar violence is not going to be a herculean task. According to the 160 page interim report of the commission the commission is expected to file the final report in the next two months time and is presently awaiting the replies of the state police department, central and state Intelligence agencies. With Kitchloo at the helm of affairs and incharge of police department how can one expect  the police department to file a factual report even if it contains some adverse remarks. It is highly unlikely …

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By standing behind Kitchloo, Omar has staked longevity of NC-Cong alliance?

Kitchloo Swearing in-Kishtwar

By lending ‘blind’ support to  Kishtwar MLA Sajjad Kitchloo and rushing in for the swearing in ceremony barely hours after he was given clean chit by the Kishtwar riot probe panel, without taking the alliance partners in to confidence, J&K Chief Minister Omar Abduallh has virtually staked future of the congress-National Conference alliance for the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the state. The manner in which the news of the Kitchloo’s re-induction in the council of ministers has been exploited by the state BJP unit and the sustained campaign has been launched by the party to expose the cruel face of the alliance, aimed at further consolidating its own vote bank ahead of the polls, is enough fodder …

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BJP thanks Jammuities for making 48 hr bandh ‘successful’, says people of Jammu rejected CoI’s clean chit to Kitchloo


Expressing party’s gratitude to the people of Jammu for extending their whole-hearted support in making 48 hours bandh successful, BJP State President Jugal Kishore Sharma said that the people of Jammu with BJP, have sent a very clear message that they reject Justice R.C. Gandhi’s report on August 09 Kishtwar communal assault as well as giving clean-chit to NC leader Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo. Addressing a media persons alongwith Leader of Legislative Party Ashok Khajuria, National Executive Member & Chief Spokesperosn Dr. Jitendra Singh, State General Secretary Kavinder Gupta, Party MLA Sukhnandan Kumar, Political Advisor to State President Prof. Hari Om and senior leader Mohan Singh Chauhan, Jugal Kishore Sharma said that the party had called for 48 hours bandh against …

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BJP calls for 48 hours bandh, questions CoI’s clean chit to Kitchloo

BJP-Jammu-BJP,Congress, PDP,Jammu

Outraged by the manipulated interim report by the one man Commission of Inquiry(CoI) headed by Justice (Retd.) R.C. Gandhi, giving clean chit to former Minister of State Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo, BJP activists held protest demonstrations across Jammu province to register their protest against the biased approach of the powers that be. In the morning party activists in their hundreds led by Janipur Mandal President Praduman Singh, held protest outside the residence of the compromised Retd. Justice of J&K High Court at Janipur and accused him of manipulation of facts to help the NC-Congress coalition government, which has crossed all limits to pander to communal and separatist forces in the valley and elsewhere. There was scuffle between the police and the …

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Saroori caught GREF red handed while using sub-standard material in road construction work

Saroori inspected construction work of GREF-Kishtwar-thathri

General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) responsible for the construction of 200 KM Batote-Doda-Kishtwar-Sinthan road was caught by Senior Congress Leader and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today while using substandard material in construction work on Thathri-Kishtwar road in Kishtwar district. Saroori who was on tour of his Inderwal constituency was accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Labour Kishtwar, Zakir Hussain and other senior officials were also present when Saroori caught the GREF red handed. “GREF had been assigned the job of construction of nearly 200 KM vulnerable road from Batote to Kishtwar-Sinthan top which witnessed massive accidents— but instead of doing his good job, GREF is using substandard material in the form of sand mixed with mud and low ratio of cement …

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No pre-poll alliance with National conference in upcoming elections: Congress

Saroori addressing gathering at Patnazi

While addressing gathering after laying foundation stone  of Patnazi-Kishtwar watershed scheme covering 4 panchayats of Patnazi area of Drabshala Block of Kishtwar District, Senior Congress Leader and MLA Inderwal, Ghulam Mohammed Saroori completely denied the possibility of pre-poll alliance with National Conference in upcoming elections He also said that the Project is being executed at an estimated cost of Rs 7.16 crores. Clearing air on possibility of pre poll alliance with National Conference in upcoming parliamentary elections, Saroori said that Congress party will not form any alliance for the 2014 elections. “The Congress will contest the elections on its own and try to emerge as a strong force with in state politics,” he said, Saroori warned the people in Jammu …

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Focused attention needs to be placed on the development of rural and hilly areas of the state: Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad at Bunjwah

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad who is on a three day visit to erstwhile District Doda and Jammu today visited Gondoh Bhalessa, Bunjwah area and addressed a Public meetings at Nali Bunjwah. Azad said that focused attention needs to be placed on the development of rural and hilly areas of the state. He said the benefits of different state and centrally sponsored schemes must percolate down to the poor people. He also said peace is imperative for development and the situation had improved in Jammu and Kashmir since some years. “We have observed that in 2013 the state witnessed lowest violence-related incidents in the past more than two decades. But still we have to put …

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