Youth alone can change system of misgovernance & corruption: Mehbooba
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News) Calling for the youth to participate in democratic process pro-actively, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti said they out alone can change the prevailing system of misgovernance and corruption..
Addressing a youth meeting of Anantnag constituency at Town Hall in the district, Ms Mehbooba observed that the youth of the state would have to assert their power to bring in a systemic change as they are the best human material and they only need the right atmosphere and assistance to show their worth. District president Peer Mohd Hussain, State Youth Secretary Imran Amin, Youth leaders Tariq Ahmed and others were also present and spoke on this occasion.
She said the youth who comprise 50 per cent of the state's population, are the most important segment of our society and there is urgent need to devote focused attention for securing a bright and prosperous future for them.
Mehbooba said frustration among educated unemployed youth in
Ms Mehbooba said that instead of addressing their grievances, the state government has engaged in suppressing the voice of youth who in thousands are facing criminal cases and inspite of repeated announcements by the government, the cases have not been withdrawn. She said youth of the state have fallen victim to a variety of problems arising out of political uncertainty and economic deprivation.
She said that due to rampant corruption in the state the future of our youth has been put at stake. The PDP has brought in an agenda of hope and youth are the focus of its policies, Ms Mehbooba said adding that the present dispensation subverted the PDP’s fair and transparent process of recruitment and had once again reverted to its traditional backdoor and corrupt practices.
She said the youth of
She said the PDP has become the symbol of the people's aspiration for better governance, justice and accountability and is committed to take the state out of the political and economic siege.
The PDP president also called for re-opening of traditional trade links connecting
Referring to party’s Self Rule roadmap, Ms Mehbooba said that Self-Rule suggests opening of all traditional routes to make Jammu and Kashmir a trade free zone as it will help socio-economic growth of the state. Mehbooba said that Self-Rule proposal of PDP was aimed at fulfilling democratic and political urges of the people of
She furher reiterated her demand for renegotiation of water resources and return of power projects to compensate for the losses caused to the state due to
She assured the youth that her party will take up the slow pace of developmental works on construction of
Tags: Youth , Misgovernance , Corruption , PDP
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