NC pitches for withholding assent to amendment in Panchayat Raj Act 1989

JAMMU JULY 09- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Saturday expressed grave concern over the amendment to the Panchayat Raj Act 1989 and urged the Governor Mr N N Vohra to withhold his assent to the legislation for the larger interests of the people and the state. In a memorandum to the Governor, submitted through Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, the National Conference feared

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J&K people feel disempowered due to amendment in PRC Act: NC

JAMMU JULY 05- National Conference on Tuesday described amendment to the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Raj Act 1989 as direct assault on democratic ethos of the State, saying the people at grass-roots level were feeling deprived and disempowered. “Instead of strengthening the mechanism of third tier of democracy and encouraging larger public participation in decision making at local levels, the

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