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Govt asks registered Unions, associations, societies to complete necessary legal formalities ‘Update all information till Mar 31 or face action’

Govt asks registered Unions, associations, societies to complete necessary legal formalities  ‘Update all information till Mar 31 or face action’
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KNO Correspondent

Srinagar, Feb 10 (KNO): The government on Wednesday asked the registered Union, associations and societies with them to complete all the necessary legal formalities and update all information connected thereto by or before March 31, 2020.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi in a circular under number 07-JK(GAD) of 2021, dated 10-02-2021, said that action will be initiated against those who will fail to update information about their respective Unions, association and societies defaulters shall be initiated.

“While examining record in respect of Associations/ Unions/Societies registered with various Departments, it has been observed that a large number of these bodies are not complying to the regulatory regime governing their operations. Most of these bodies have not renewed their registrations/have not conducted elections to various office bearer posts or have not furnished the updated information pertaining to maintenance of accounts/source of funding alongwith audit details etc. This has been viewed seriously by the Authorities,” the circular reads.

“Accordingly, it is impressed upon all the office bearers of such bodies to immediately complete all the necessary legal formalities in respect of their Associations/Unions/Societies with the concerned Registrars and update all information connected thereto by or before 31e of March, 2021, failing which appropriate action against defaulters shall be initiated,” it added.

According to the circular, there are 582 unions, associations and societies registered with the government. Of 582, 446 are in Kashmir division while 136 are in Jammu division of Union Territory of J&K—(KNO)
[9:32 PM, 2/10/2021] +91 91495 73274: Meet Ishtiyaq Ahmed Bhat– A blind youth breaking internet with his melodious singing

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Anantnag, Feb 10 (KNO): Ishtiyaq Ahmed Bhat, 24, from Buchoo area of Kokernag belt of Anantnag in South Kashmir could not even see his dreams coming true, as he was born without eyesight to poor parents in the small hamlet.

Though to many brave people who defy all the odds, the roads do not end with a physical disability and Ishtiyaq is one of those people, who overcame many obstacles to achieve their goals.

Ishtiyaq is earning a name through his golden voice on the internet. His videos are going viral on social media and people are praising him for his splendid singing abilities.

Ishtiyaq spoke to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) over the phone. While remembering his struggle, he said, “‘At a young age it seemed impossible for me to do anything, but my parents supported me and helped me throughout my life, they did whatever I sought.”

“I quit studies at the age of fourteen,” he said. “I come from a poor family, it was impossible for me to continue pursuing education. I already was a burden to my parents. I quit studies and soon I realised I was born with a melodious voice.”

Ishtiyaq says he has received a little help from the Government. “I only get a Rs 1000 per month from the Social Welfare Department, but other than that, I have received no help from anyone.”

From being a bathroom singer and a street hummer, he nowadays uploads his songs to his YouTube channel, Raja Sonu- The Morning star.

“I have received no training from anyone. I listen to YouTube songs and later copy it,” Ishtiyaq said.

He said that he always had a dream to play the harmonium, but due to poverty, he could not buy any instruments. “I only have a mic system, which was purchased by my poor parents.”

“It is not impossible for anyone including the blind to pursue any dream. Though I have not achieved a lot, I can proudly say I am on the way to pursue my dream,” Ishtiyaq said.

He said that he expects that the Government will help emerging talent like him and many others from Kashmir—(KNO)

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