Doda (J and K), Sep.10 (ANI): Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti suffered minor facial injuries on Thursday when her car was involved in an accident.
The mishap occurred soon after she told a PDP workers' convention that the spate of fatal road accidents in the Chenab valley region reflected the devastation, exploitation and neglect of the poorest of the poor in the state.
The PDP president said the huge loss of life caused by road accidents in Doda region could not be delinked from the fact that the condition of roads was the result of deterioration of geological and ecological conditions.
She also used the occasion to criticise the ruling National Conference-Congress coalition government in the state for not doing enough on power projects.
She urged the state government to focus on a return of control of natural resources to the state so that they are utilized for the betterment of our people.
She also touched on the subject of education, calling on the state government to take steps to usher in improvements in this sector. (ANI)