POONCH, DECEMBER 29, 2020: All the fourteen newly elected members to the District Development council of Poonh today took oath here at a grand swearing-in ceremony organised by the District Administration.

The members to the DDC were administered the oath by the District Development Commissioner, Rahul Yadav.

The members who took oath on the occasion were Massarat Jabin (1- Balakote); Raiz Ahmed (2- Balakote); Rukhsana Kouser (3-Lassana); Raiz Choudhary, ( 4-Loran); Ateqa Begum, ( 5-Mandi); Imran Zaffar, ( 6-Mankote); Mian Farooq Ahmed, (7-Mendhar); Wajid Bashir Khan,(8-Mendhar -B); Mohd. Asfaq, (9-Mendhar-C); Nazia Ghani, (10-NSSB); Ch. Abdul Ghani, (11-Poonch); Tazeem Alhter, (12-Sathra); Mohd. Shahnawaz, (13-Surankote-A) and Sohail Shahazad (14-Surankote-B).

The District Development Commissioner congratulated the elected members to the District Development Council. He reiterated that the District Administration is committed to ensure the convenience of the newly elected members of the DDC and soon their offices shall be established to ensure that they don’t face any difficulty in performing their duties for the public.

The DDC urged upon the DDC members to meet the expectations of people and exhorted upon them to take the development to new heights in the district and work in tandem for the betterment of people. He also asked them to ensure development which is in sync with the aspirations of the general public. He also assured them of full support from the district administration during their tenure.

Among others present on the occasion were ADDC Mohd. Rashid; SSP Poonch Rameah Angral; ADC Poonch Dr. Basharat Hussain; ACD Poonch, Rajeah Lakhan; ACR , Zaheer Ahmed Kafi; DDEO, besides other district officers.

President MCs, BDC Chairpersons, prominent citizens and a large number of the people participated in the event.