Frames adhoc committee for holding elections at tehsil and district level
ANANTNAG: Anantnag Cultural and Welfare Forum held an emergency meeting in Anantnag and framed formal adhoc committee till holding elections at tehsil and district level keeping in view streamlining the affairs of Pahari people.
On the occasion, former member of the Pahari Advisory Board Imtiaz Ahmad Khan chaired a meeting of the Anantnag Cultural and welfare Forum in District Anantnag, which was attended by several Pahari members belonging to Anantnag District.
It was unanimously directed the committee members to hold Tehsil level and district level elections in their respective tehsils till holding elections of Pahari community.
An ad-hoc committee was also unanimously convened in the meeting. Meanwhile, the ad hoc committee will be the hallmark of Shadra Sharif Jirga.
The committee members requested administration to revoke the income slab imposed by the government as one of the prerequisite in the issuance of Pahari Speaking certificate.
The members also appealed to Deputy Commissioner Anantnag to expedite the concerned Tehsildars to issue Pahari Speaking Certificates in favour of Pahari youths including community members without any delay so that the students belonging to Pahari language could avail the benefits.
During the meeting, it was unanimously decided to elect adhoc committee members till Forum elections in which
President Syed Sharif Bukhari has been appointed as Forum President whereas Bilal Ahmed Turki as Vice-President , Sohail Khan as General Secretary, Sahil Iqbal as
Secretary cum Publicity Officer, Imtiaz Ahmed Khan as Cashier whileas Syed Akhtar Hussain, Shaukat Ahmad Khan, Syed Altaf and Muhammad Riyaz Khan have been elected as Forum members.
Forum General Secretary Sohail Khan while speaking on the occasion said that now it is the duty of every forum member to reach out every nook and corner of Tehsil and district levels to collect the problems and demands including issues being faced by the community people including women and especially youth so as to put forward the same infront of present dispensation for solving their issues accordingly.