JAMMU: A delegation of sarpanchs from Turtuk (Nobra) area of Ladakh led by Ghulam Hussain met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here seeking opening of traditional Turtuk- Khapulu road across border.
The delegation expressed their gratitude for the free, fair and peaceful conduct of Panchayat elections in the State and appealed for strengthening of the Panchayati Raj framework in the State.
The delegation projected a charter of demands which include financial package for the overall development of Turtuk area, opening of Turtuk- Khapulu road across border, construction of Turtuk-Hanu road, carving out of an Assembly seat for Turtuk area, opening of Degree College in Turtuk, authorization of ALC certificate to people living in Turtuk area, up-gradation of Primary Health Centre and Government Middle School, Bogdang, sanctioning of block status to Bogdang and sanctioning of Girls Higher Secondary School for village Bogdang.
Governor observed that the demands would be looked into and due consideration would be given for their early redressal.
Mohammad Salman, Sarpanch Turtuk Farool; Inayatullah, Sarpanch Turtuk Youl; Mohammad Mossa, Sarpanch Bogdang; Mohammad Ibraham, Chairman, Tyakshi Nobra; Abdul Qadir President Bolti Student Association, Ladakh were the part of the delegation.