BJP Core Group reiterates demand for 73rd, 74th Amendments
Shamsher Singh Manhas informed the Core Group about the various programmes and meetings conducted during the past few weeks to activate the party cadre and reach out to the masses to expose the NC-Congress coalition government over a number of issues, particularly empowerment of panchayats. He also referred to hollow claims of the coalition government to work for strengthening democracy in the state.
Briefing about the meeting, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the entire core group expressed its displeasure at the NC-Congress coalition government’s indifference to the BJP’s consistent demand for 73rd & 74th Amendments and said that without implementation of these amendments the elections to panchayats and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will not be able to achieve their desired objective. Ruling out any bycott of the elections, he said that the core group was of the opinion that the participation in election is essential in the interest of democratic norms but the party will continue to fight for genuine empowerment of local bodies.
The core group also noted that the party’s sustained campaign for 73rd & 74th amendments had motivated the panches and sarpanches across the state, including
The Core Group also discussed the issue of elections to the four seats of legislative council to be filled by representatives of panchayats.
Shamsher Singh Manhas informed the Core Group about the decision to nominate Advocate Kuldeep and Hari Krishan as Mandal presidents of Katra and Paddar mandals respectively.
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