Srinagar: What has been sending the political spectrum across the state of Jammu and Kashmir into tizzy is the pace with which the state Governor NN Vohra is addressing people’s grievances sans any delay.
There are reports coming to fore that the people at present are optimistic that their woes would be addressed and pleas resolved during the Governor’s Rule at an earliest and that they would not be coerced to move from pillar to post with their applications for the redressal of the day to day issues.
The Raj Bhawan on Friday once again made the figures public in which complete details were given about the number of grievances that the Governor’s office resolved since the imposition of the Governor’s Rule in the state after the impasse witnessed in the state.
As per the press statement issued from Raj Bhavan, since the imposition of Governor’s Rule from June 20 till July 19, the Grievance Cell received 5,901 complaints/grievances, of which 5,365 have been disposed of/forwarded to the concerned quarters for their timely redressal; and 1,156 complaints/grievances are under process. During this period, Governor’s Secretariat received 1,922 complaints/grievances, of which 1,784 complaints have been disposed of /forwarded to the concerned quarters and 138 are under process.
Meanwhile, what is perturbing the political class of the state at large is the fact that what the democratically elected governments could do while being in the power for years is being done in days by the office of the Governor Vohra. Even the netizens all across the state are taking to social media, contacting the twitter handle of the Governor directly and sans any hindrance narrate their ordeal to him.
What has become the pedestal of hope for the already perturbed masses all across the state is the fact that within hours after registering of the grievances, same are forwarded to the concerned departments with stern directions that the compliance reports being submitted to the office within the stipulated time frame.
“There is going to be a robust mechanism under which the complaints are received and then resolved within the due course of time and the officials against whom there are already the mounting complaints of putting peoples’ woes under the carpet, action shall be in the offing. This is how the things will be set in motion,” says an official who is privy to the development and is posted in the Civil Secretariat.
People across the state are also expressing their anger against the political parties and their leaders who have been making castles out of the people’s money and are undermining the people’s woes.
“We seriously wonder is how these political parties could claim during the polls that they are going to prove as a better alternative to the governor’s rule. The fact is that the more such people friendly measures are taken by the governor administration, the more herculean it is going to be for the politicians to win peoples’ trust,” says a netizen based in Jammu.