Hajin: The civil society, traders federation along with locals of Hajin have highly appreciated the present administration and Higher Education Department for initiating establishment of a degree college in the area.
The residents said that by setting up a college, that had been a long pending demand of the area, has been met after a sustained struggle.
Talking to Kashmir Reader local Civil Society Member and former principal of higher secondary, Sonaullah Niyazi said that the demand for college was going on for two decades and several promises were made and broken by the previous governments.
He added that establishing a college was much needed as the students after finishing their higher education had to move to other places for continuing their studies.
He said that locals did not loose hope and continued to struggle for the establishment of College in the area .
Recently we met former deputy commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudery and Chief Secretary who assured us of every sort of help and take our grievance to governor for the setting a college at Hajin.
The locals said that the new college once functional will cater to five village in and around the Hajin, hoping that it would be made functional at earliest having different streams to offer to the students .
Also Traders federation General secretary Masrat Mehraj while speaking with Kashmir Reader said that we are thankful for the governor for setting up a degree college.
“We can now say that justice has been done by governor administration,” he said adding that it will also boost the business in the area.
Meanwhile a local Ghulam Mohi uddin Parray who was jubilant after the foundation stone was laid formally said that for him it is great achievement as education only could transform this town and other adjoining areas.
Parray who had been a front runner to lead protest in the area said for him personally it is great achievement and he would now die a content man.