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Local body polls in J&K will help re-establish grassroots democracy: Rajnath
jkupdate.com | 27-Sep-2018 11:25 PM
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  • Local body polls in J&K will help re-establish grassroots democracy: Rajnath(File Photo)

  • Local body polls in J&K will help re-establish grassroots democracy: Rajnath(File Photo)




NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be of historic significance in many ways and help re-establish the long overdue grassroots democracy.

In a statement, the home minister said the central government will provide all support, including central forces, for smooth conduct of panchayat and urban local body polls.
 
"These local body elections will have a historic significance in many aspects. The local bodies' elections in Jammu and Kashmir will re-establish the long overdue grassroots level democracy in the state," he said.
Elections to local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir are due next month. 

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