Advisor Skandan, others meet Governor

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JAMMU: Advisor to Governor K Skandan, former MP Dr Karan Singh and a delegation from Khudwani area of Anantnag met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan, here on Saturday.
According to a statement, it was the first meeting of Skandan with Governor after assuming the office as Advisor. He apprised Governor about the functioning of the various Departments under his charge.
Governor wished him a highly successful tenure as Advisor.
Meanwhile, Dr Karan Singh, former Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, met Governor Satya Pal Malik and held wide-ranging discussions regarding developmental and security scenario in the state and the steps required to be taken for the restoration of peace and normalcy. Singh also discussed about the heritage sites and shrines of the State.
A delegation of Auqaf Committee Khudwani, district Kulgam led by its General Secretary Abdul Salaam, met Governor Satya Pal Malik here.
The delegation apprised the Governor about some local issues of public importance and sought their early redressal. The issues which the delegation raised included construction of flood protection bund at Nallah Vishwa from Shalimar Khudwani to Bonapora, development of public park near main bridge at Khudwani, opening of extension counter of J&K Bank with ATM facility in the premises of SKUAST, Khudwani and start of Home Science College in SKUAST, Khudwani which has already been approved by the government.
Governor observed that their demands would be looked into and due consideration would be given for their early redressal.