DC Kupwara administers oath to newly elected DDC members

Kupwara December 28:(KNS) All the 13 elected District Development Council (DDC) members were administered oath by Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today here at Town Hall Kupwara.
Those who took oath include Najma Hameed from DDC constituency Tangdar; Ulfat Mushtaq, DDC Ramhall; Khursheed Ahmad Dar, Mawer Qalamabad; Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir, Wavoora; Masrat Farooq, Kralpora; Tahira Begum, Qadirabad; Habibullah Beigh, Reddi-Chowkibal; Ghulam Mustafa Deedad, Kalarooch; Irfan Sultan Pandithpuri, Qaziabad; Zahoor Amad Magray, Natnussa; Mohammad Suliman Mir, Rajwar; Nasir Nazir Lone, Sogam and Sonaullah Khan from DDC constituency Hayhama.
Speaking at the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Anshul Garg congratulated the DDC members and assured them full support from District Administration. He said people have pinned hope on democracy and democratic institutions and it is now the responsibility of these elected members to project developmental and welfare issues of the public irrespective of any religion or region. He said together we can lead the district to new heights. He expressed satisfaction over the mass participation of people in recent electoral process in the district. He also expressed his satisfaction for smooth conduct of 08 phased cumbersome elections in the district. The DC said that the third tier of Panchayat Raj has been formulated formally now which can provide better governance at grassroot level.
SSP Kupwara, Ram Ambarkar in his address, congratulated the elected DDC members and assured complete support from police department.
Later, ADDC Kupwara, Mohammad Ashraf Bhat familiarised the newly elected DDC members about their duties in view of Panchayti Raj Act and other relevant laws.
The ADC Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone also spoke and gave vote of thanks on the occasion.
Among others, SDM Lolalb, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat; District Panchayat Officer Kupwara, Shujaat Qureshi; District & Sectoral Officers and other concerned were present on the occasion.(KNS)  

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