Friday, June 19, 2015
Dr Darakhshan Andrabi met Union Minister for Minority Affairs Dr Najma Heptullah in Srinagar and discussed with her the problems of the youth of the state who are studying and doing jobs or business out of the valley in other parts of the country. She also requested to look into the matter of hassle-free scholarships for Kashmiri youth under GOI scheme for minority students.
Darakhshan meets Defence Minister Discusses security situation, submits memorandum for development of Cantonment Colonies
22 May, 2015: Bhartiya Janta Party senior leader and party spokesperson Dr Darakhshan Andrabi met Union Defence Minister Monohar Parrikar in Srinagar today. She discussed the latest security situation in the state with the minister and briefed him with the situation status report from all parts of the state. Dr Darakhshan Andrabi presented a Memorandum to the Defence Minister in which she demanded a package of development for the Cantonment managed colonies of Srinagar city which were severely-hit by the recent floods that damaged all infrastructure. She also presented her viewpoint in the Memorandum about the effective steps needed for more public friendly activities of Army in the state. Dr Andrabi said the minister that Army has been the biggest employment source for the youth of the state but still special employment drives for the state in Army.
Mandal level Mahasampark Workshop of BJP held in Batamaloo
Continuing its Mahasamparak Abhiyan in Srinagar district, the first Mandal Mahasampark Workshop was organized by the party in Batamaloo Mandal today at Fruit Mandi Parimpora which was attended by Active Members of the party and many other prominent party workers and leaders. BJP Mandal Pramukh of the Mahasampark Abhiyan for Batamaloo Zubair Nazir Wani presented a roadmap of the contact programme following which the party leadership will reach out to all workers at their doorsteps. The programme was presided over by the Srinagar Pramukh for the Mahasampark Abhiyan Dr Darakhshanm Andrabi who hailed the steps taken by Zubair Nazir Wani for reaching out to each and every registered member of the party and trying to evolve a mechanism for addressing to the problems of the workers and the people associated with them. Prominent activists Ghulam Rassol, Fayyaz Ahmad Narvaroo, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat and others participated in the Workshop.
Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi calls on Governor
JAMMU, APRIL 11: Dr. Darakhshan Andrabi, BJP senior leader, called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today.
During her meeting with the Governor, Dr. Andrabi discussed various issues relating to the socio-economic development of the State and the need for definitive measures to empower women to be able to play a meaningful role in the growth of J&K.
Darakhshan dends peace messages to Pakistan
“Darakhshanji’s peace intiative is now our Initiative. We adopt this concept,”said ASHOK Koul
14th Feb 2015, Amid continuous ceasefire violations and support to the terror structure operating in Jammu & Kashmir, Dr Darakhshan Andrabi organized an impressive function to commemorate 8th Indo-Pak Love & Peace Day today on the bank of the river Chinab at border town Akhnoor. In 2008 Dr Darakhshan had christened Valentine’s Day as Indo-Pak Love & Peace Day and since then she organizes this grand event to commemorate the day at the LOC or the International Border. Her Valentine messages of peace have reached well to Pakistan and the media of the neighboring country has debated a lot on the peace messages sent from this end. Many NGO working on Peace have also sent appreciation to Dr Darakhshan Andrabi for this unique and historical move. This year for the first time we saw a Chief Guest on the occasion. And he was none other than the General Secretary of State BJP Ashok Koul while as the MLA of Akhnoor Rajiv Sharma and MLA Chamb Dr Bhagat were the guest of honour. This year’s Valentine message to Pakistan was to shun border violations, and stop support to terror structure operating in J&K. The colourful event included rubber boats filled with flowers and burning diyason them which were flown down the Chinab waters into the Pakistan territory. When Dr Darakhshan along with Chief Guest Ashok Koul dispatched these rubber boats carrying flowers for Pakistan , she spoke to about her intention, “Despite hodtile situation on borders we send love and peace to Pakistan,”. Speaking on the occasion, BJP State General Secretary Ashok Koul said that darakhshan’s initiative is not BJP ‘s initiative. “We have adopted this historic initiative of Darakhshanji and henceforth we will be celebrating this day on a very bigger scale,” said BJP General Secretary. He said that peace loving India cannot allow any direct or indirect attack to our national integrity and solidarity. He said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership separatism has started being isolated in the state and the country and the tough stand of the present government regarding the national security has yielded results. Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, Ashok Koul, MLA Akhnoor Rajiv Sharma, and others paid tribute to the martyrs who laid their lives fighting terrorism in J&K. White Pigeons signifying peace were flown into skies towards Pakistan signifying our wish that the sub-continent becomes a place of peace and brotherhood. Coloured candles anddiyas in heart shape were illuminated on the occasion with which signified the wish of the people of India that the darkness of hate, terror and bias goes away with the light of peace, love and brotherhood. Other prominent people which attended the function included Dr Nissar Ahmad, Ajay Kumar Sharma, Kamaljeet Singh, , Mohan Lal and other leaders of BJP.