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Local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir will help re-establish grassroots democracy: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 September 2018, 11:28 IST
Rajnath Singh

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.

-PTI

First published: 28 September 2018, 11:28 IST
 
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