x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   People very happy with abrogation of Article 370, situation in J&K normal: MoS Home | Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mocks Pakistan for 'running pillar to post' over J&K, says talks will happen only on PoK | Arun Jaitley’s health condition continues to remain critical | Government's move in Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370 abrogation challenged in SC by retired military officers, bureaucrats | Mobile internet services snapped in Jammu region again | Under detention, Omar and Mehbooba miss favorite food | Governor visit Jaitley at AIIMS | Weapons of over 250 SPOs seized over fear of them joining terror groups | Jammu And Kashmir Government's 4-Point Blueprint For Long-Term Calm | Restrictions eased across Valley, 17 telephone exchanges functional, schools to open from Monday | Pakistan provokes Kashmir, says Lal Chowk to be graveyard soon | Years on, Shergarh village still awaits development in real sense | Will distribute my salary among needy' | NSA Ajit Doval for speedy resumption of telecom services in Kashmir | 2G Internet Connectivity Restored Across Jammu Division | Restrictions eased in 5 more districts of Jammu region, life limping back to normal | Two brothers swept away in Devak river, one rescued | Admit cards to be treated as movement pass: Div Com | With no letup in restrictions, people try to communicate with relatives through letters | Article 370 repealed, over 21,000 West Pakistani families to see new life ahead | Indian Army hits Pakistan post opposite Rajouri sector | Strict action will be taken against rumour mongers IGP Jammu | Soldier martyred in Pak firing along LoC in Rajouri | Flash floods hit Kathua, Samba; 15 rescued | Sanyog Parivar celebrates I-Day | JKTATI celebrates Aarohan | POWERGRID celebrates I-Day | JK Tyre expands India footprint, opens 500th brand shop | ABDPSS celebrates Rakshabandan samaroh | DPS Jammu excels in Inter-DPS Quiz Competition-2019 | JKSAC hails centre for abrogation of Article 370 | PNB organizes Bottom Up Pan India Consultative Process | Association of Micro and Small Scale Industries meets Anoo Malhotra, Director Industries | 'Aggrieved land owner seeks compensation at current market rate' | DCC Jammu Rural stages silent protest over detention of mainstream political leaders | Mankotia calls on Chief Engineer UEED | DC visits flood prone areas in Kathua, emphasizes effective monitoring | DC visits Poonch, takes stock of public issues | BJP holds meet of senior party leaders to review membership campaign progress | SKUAST organizes awareness programme | Around 200 schools in various zones of Srinagar to resume classwork on Monday | Rotary Club organises plantation drive at Women ITI | DC Jammu reviews arrangements for Krishan Janmashtami, Shoba Yatra | Shiksha Niketan organizes awareness campaign | JKNPP delegation to meet central leaders over JK situation: Harsh | Heritage School organizes mock UN on sustainable development | BJP leader Suri hoists Tricolour | Boost efforts to facilitate industry in state: Advisor K Skandan | 2 days Martial Arts Championship concludes | Balwant Thakur's 'Ghumayee' to feature in Shreshtha Bharat | Happy that Ladakh is being discussed in UN: BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal | HC upholds PSA of criminal | Article 370, 35A - Tag of Emotional Separatism between J&K and India | BJP nominates District Election Incharges, Co-Incharges | Raksha Bandhan on I-Day not mere coincidence: Khanna | Singla cautions school against overloading | Amid Indo-Pak tensions over Kashmir, Pakistani couples get married in Rajkot | Jammu and Kashmir: What Pakistan can do and how India should respond | Inter-House music competition held at Jammu Sanskriti School | Atal Behari Vajpayee equally revered all region of J&K: Prof Gupta | Dr. Manohar lambasts local BJP for cheating nationalist people of Jammu | CEO pays surprise visit to Government Schools | Government ITI organises plantation drive | Historical wrong undone | SKS condemns those opposing revocation of Article 370 | J&K GRAMEEN Bank organized Village Level Programmes | MPEJ justifies house arrest of opposition leaders | JKP scripts history; bags 3 Shourya Chakra for valour, bravery | Pak lies about Trump's willingness to mediate on Kashmir issue | Parental orientation programme held at MV International School | Court acquits Resident Manager SIDCO, other accused in cheating case | Home delivery of LPG in Srinagar, DC reviews status | Court acquits Resident Manager SIDCO, other accused in cheating case | DDC Rajouri convenes meeting of RDD | House collapsed due to torrential rains | Power shut down | MRMJ welcomes removal of Article 370 | Back Issues  
 
news details
'Public lacks knowledge about Panchayat Raj Act'
After NC, PDP speaks the same language
9/6/2018 10:09:34 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, Sept 6: After the breakup of BJP-PDP coalition this year, hundreds of villages are still underdeveloped in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and the same will remain so if Panchayat and ULB elections were not held, as the major parties of JK seems not interested in contest.
Some political analysts opine that majority of the population in Jammu and Kashmir is lacking knowledge about Panchayat Raj Act, and the political leaders should have made awareness about this act, but they have their own vested interests or rather they are lacking themselves about it.
"There is a good percentage of educated youth in Jammu and Kashmir and they know what this act is all about, but still they are disinterested in the system or unaware of the benefits of the said system, and government is still making lame excuses over different issues rather informing the general public about it in a broader concept", said political analyst.
"You see on Sep 5, the National Conference said that they would not contest upcoming Panchayat and Municipal elections in J&K as the situation are not conducive for the elections.
Though Art 35 A of 370 is at one place, and elections have nothing to do with it, if they believe that India is a democratic country, otherwise they are at liberty, an analyst believes.
They further told early times that, sometimes these regional political parties are making big slogans, but to gain the attention of voters, they are making different excuses.
However general public believes that they are in true sense unaware about the Panchayat Raj Act, if common man comes to know about the system, which could for the development of society, they can think about it.
Somewhere govt also shows disinterest and mere hallow slogans wouldn't work, yesterday it was NC and today is PDP and tomorrow it will be any other party, but the developmental works in rural areas will also take a back seat, and the whole responsibility lies with the centre government to take some measure so that people will not feel insecurity, said a group of people in Srinagar.
After the breakup of BJP-PDP govt, there is no major development in rural areas, because nobody is caring about the problems of common masses.
Meanwhile sources said that in the past, there were many Panchs and Sarpanches who reigned from the system because of fear and many lost their lives due to uncertainty that was created by some sections of the society.
Facts cannot be ignored as in the past there was a tragic killing of some Sarpanchs in the state that has created an atmosphere of fear and insecurity and needs to be understand now.
After killings, many Sarpanchs and Panchas had given resignation. In Baramulla and Srinagar districts about 63 percent of the total Panch constituencies were declared vacant, said sources.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU