Chairperson J& K Waqf Board Dr Darakhshan Andrabi today attended the function of Jammu University held in connection with National Girl Child Day as the Chief Guest.
The function was graced by the Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Umesh Rai who presided over the function, while as the head of the Home Science Department of the university Prof Samridhi Arora, Dr Ranjit Kalra & other faculty members Prof Neeru Sharma, Prof Shashi Manhas & Prof Sarika Manhas also participated in the deliberations.
In her address Dr Darakhshan Andrabi hailed the university for the initiatives to encourage girl power in different faculties and departments. “Since 2014, Prime Minister Modi’s vision of women empowerment had transformed India.
Begining with Beti Bachao Beti Padao programme, the government took historic steps to not only empower women but also create an atmosphere in the country very conducive to the emergence of hirl power in all fields of life”, said Dr Andrabi.
She said that during this period male-famale ratio in births had come to equal ratio throughout the country.
Dr Andrabi said many welfare schemes and laws have been adopted which have helped the girl- power to become equal force in the growth story of India. “In J&K, for the first time, the present government has adopted all women related central schemes and also initiated many programmes at the UT level too. Minority women have got special initiatives from Modi led government in India”, said Andrabi.
In his address the Vice Chancellor said that the University is committed to ensure women friendly environment within the Campuses. He hailed the girl power of the university for making the institution a proud place for teaching and research.
Head of the department Prof Samridhi Arora thanked Dr Andrabi and the Vice Chancellor for their encouragement.
Today’s hat-trick guarantee of hat-trick in 2024: PM Modi on BJP’s victory in Assembly
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the BJP’s landslide victory in the assembly elections, calling it a triumph for his government’s goal of making India self-sufficient. Voters have sent a message to those engaged in corruption: change your ways, or else people will eliminate you, he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the victory speech after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spectacular performance in three out of four states Assembly elections, results of which were declared today.
The saffron party has been able to retain Madhya Pradesh with a mamoth majority and defeated Congress in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, crossing the majority mark comfortably. In Telangana also, the BJP has improved tally from previous elections.
Addressing party workers at BJP headquaters, the Prime Minister said some are saying that today’s hattrick is the guarantee for hattrick in 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
He also said that these results are also a big lesson for Congress and its ‘ghamandiya gathbandhan’. The lesson is that the country’s trust cannot be won just by a few family members coming together on the stage.
The spirit of national service that should be there to win the hearts of the people of the country is not there in the ‘ghamandiya gathbandhan’ (I.N.D.I.A. alliance). Take a look at top quotes from Prime Minister’s victory speech.
Sachin pilot ‘secretly divorced’ with Sara Abdullah: Rajasthan polls nomination reveals
Congress leader Sachin Pilot and Sara Abdullah are divorced declared. It was revealed in affidavit filed for Rajasthan Assembly Polls 2023, News 24 reported.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot declared himself as divorced while filing his nomination for Tonk constituency for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly Polls 2023. Pilot’s divorce news broke out after the former Chief Minister of Rajasthan after he submitted affidavit.
In the form, Sachin Pilot wrote divorced in front of his wife’s name. However, he has also mentioned Sara Pilot’s name while also giving details of her assets.
Fear factor, a reason behind delay in elections: Omar
Citing ‘fear factor’ as the reason behind delay in assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference vice president and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday sought answers from the Election Commission of India “for allegedly depriving people of democratic rights.”
While addressing a press conference in Srinagar, Omar blamed the Election Commission of India for “taking decisions in accordance to the BJP”.
“I have nothing personal with BJP. I have complaints with ECI stated it will hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir after considering all the factors. I want to know what factors they are looking at? There is only one factor that is fear factor,” he said.
Omar said that a “fear” is prevailing within BJP, especially after failing to gain a majority in the LAHDC-Kargil polls.
“Earlier they (BJP) would hide behind Raj Bhavan now it is Election Commission. If there is anything else other than the fear factor, we want to hear. Is internal security not robust? You can’t deprive the people of their democratic rights of having an elected government in Jammu and Kashmir,” he asked.
Omar said: “They (government) are claiming that the situation has changed post-August 2019. They also release figures about a large number of tourists coming to Kashmir. The election commission earlier said that a vacuum needs to be filled. We want to know what the factors left to fill the vacuum are.”
Omar said they have no hopes of elections in Jammu and Kashmir especially after the results of LAHDC- Kargil polls.
“If democratic rights are not restored then political parties will have no choice other than to come on to streets. The Supreme Court recently told the government to hold Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies elections. It seems they have now no courage left to hold these elections. If it was up to them, the BJP would even delayed parliament elections but they couldn’t do it because of the compulsion of forming government at the center,” he said.
Omar claimed the BJP’s defeat in the LAHDC- Kargil polls result of bifurcation of the erstwhile state.
“The results are proof that the bifurcation hit the people of Ladakh equally as it hit the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The results were less about development but more about the bifurcation of the erstwhile state. It is true that people of Ladakh distributed sweets earlier but now their social act visits are protesting,” he said, adding that “Now the BJP will cover defeat by claiming that Kargil is a Muslim majority district. Even Leh is also a Muslim majority district despite the fact a good population of Buddhists lives there. Our Buddhists candidate from Padam emerged victorious.”
Regarding forming an alliance with Congress during elections, Omar said that India Alliance has not taken any decision of seat sharing yet.
“No talks about seat sharing yet by the India Alliance. We are ready for the discussions,” he said.
On the Palestine and Israel war, he termed it ‘unfortunate’ given heavy loss of lives.
“It is unfortunate that deaths are happening from both sides. Violence whether it is in the Middle East or Jammu and Kashmir, innocent people suffer. We can hope and pray for normalcy,” he said. KNO
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