AWANTIPORA: National Conference’s Bilal Ahmad Bhat was elected unopposed as chairman for Awantipora Municipal Committee on Tuesday while Shani Gul was elected as vice chairman.
Bilal had support of five councilors of National Conference and an Independent.
The lone opposition councilor from BJP remained absent and didn’t file form for the post of chairman, officials said.The chairman and vice chairman were administered oath by Additional Deputy Commissioner Awantipora Zaffar Husson Shawl.
Talking to Kashmir Reader Chairman Municipal Committee Awantipora, Bilal Ahmad Bhat vowed to work for all round development of Awantipora town.
“Awantipora town is just like my family and I will work for its progress with full dedication,” he said.
During the occasion newly-elected members of Municipal Committee Awantipora were administered oaths.
ADC Awantipora, Zaffar Husson Shawl, on the occasion, congratulated the newly elected Councilors, Chairman and vice chairman and urged them to work with dedication for strengthening the developmental process on grass root level in their respective areas.
Executive officer Municipal Committee Awantipora, Municipal Committee officials and a huge number of people were also present in swearing cerem