JAMMU, FEB 3: BJP will press for early Panchayat elections in the state at the ‘All Party Meeting’ as it is mandatory to hold Panchayat elections in a time bound manner, which will eventually lead to decentralization of power. This was decided in the Core Group meeting of the BJP chaired by State President and MLA, Sat Sharma.
Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that the State president and State general secretaries will represent the party in the ‘All Party Meeting’ to put-forth the stand of party in the meeting to be attended by all the top leaders of leading political parties of the state. He said that Core Group meeting formed an indispensable leg of organizational working within the party.
The Core Group meeting also discussed in detail the void that has been created after the death of Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), Leh Dr. Sonam Dawa, who was the tall political and social personality as well as top leader of BJP in Leh. It was decided that Sat Sharma, Ashok Koul, Pawan Khajuria, Dr. Nirmal Singh and other senior BJP leaders will visit Leh on February 6, 2018 to pay homage to the great leader.
The Core Group meeting was also attended by Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh, MLC Ashok Khajuria, MP Lok Sabha Jugal Kishore Sharma, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Koul, State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh, Pawan Khajuria, Harinder Gupta and Health Minister Bali Bhagat.