Jammu, Apr 7 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today met with several groups of people and BJP workers at a public meeting here to address their problems, a party spokesperson said.

Singh sorted out problems of several people on the spot by telephonically interacting with the competent authority and forwarding others to departments concerned with written instructions for quick disposal, the spokesperson said.

The meeting here at the headquarters of the BJP was held as part of the ruling alliance partner’s efforts to reach out to the locals and party workers to address their issues, the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson said most of the problems highlighted by the people included installation or repair of electricity transformers, and problems related to water and roads.

The BJP under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi feels duty-bound to serve the common people, Singh said, according to the spokesperson.

Singh said the aim of conducting this programme was to address public grievances at grassroots level and the BJP would conduct such meetings on a regular basis where ordinary people can come and approach it for any type of problem.

He also referred to the prime minister terming himself as the Pradhan Sewak and said every representative and public servant should serve the society as a “loyal and humble servant”. The BJP’s mantra is ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas’ and it is committed to mitigate every problem faced by the public, he said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.