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.