Jammu, July 23: Asserting that the party has the bright chances to emerge as a largest alternative in the State, the state unit of Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Monday asked the cadre to tighten its belts for Urban Local Bodies polls besides Panchayat elections and 2019 Parliamentary polls.
“Gear up the cadres for the forth coming electoral exercises in the state including ULBs and Panchayats besides preparations for the Lok Sabha and assembly elections,” JKPCC Chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir said here on Monday while chairing a party meeting.
The participants however, gave their views on different aspects and issues for strengthening the party and to emerge stronger in the future elections.
“Congress has the bright chances to emerge as a largest alternative in the State in view of total disenchantment of the people with other parties especially BJP in Jammu region and PDP in the valley,” said Mir adding that the people look towards Congress as a strong alternative and it will have to work out appropriate strategies and gear up in every nook and corner to cash on the positive wave in favour of party.
The party also reviewed overall political scenario in the state and devised future course of action for gearing up the party activities for any future political process and democratic exercise in the state.
Mir also briefed the meeting about the discussions in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) held on Sunday at Delhi under the presidentship of Rahul Gandhi.
He apprised the meeting about the important decisions and course of action decided to be taken for the future general elections to the Lok Sabha and the Assemblies, where ever due to be held shortly.
The meeting appealed to the party leaders and workers to rise to the occasion to take upon this opportunity and unitedly stand against the communal, divisive and opportunist forces in the state and work for strengthening the party at grass root levels.
The meeting also took stock of the organizational activities and the steps for intensification of the activities at all levels, to meet the future challenges and emerge stronger and victories in every electoral exercise.