MOHD MAJID MALIK , BHADERWAH,Nov 11– Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) contesting candidate from Bhaderwah assembly segment Sheikh Mehboob Iqbal today said the upcoming elections to the state Assembly would be a ‘testing time’ for the people of Bhaderwah -Bhalessa and Charalla in whole Chenab valley . He said the people of the Bhaderwah constituency are ready to change and had got ‘politically emancipated’ and knew who was going to do justice with their votes and will definitely free their self from the clutches of Congress party which merely used them as a vote bank .He said this while addressing series of public meetings at Bhaderwah which included Manthala , Mothala , Tepri , Bunjala , Randa , Kotli , Thuba ,Dalayian , Monda and other places . Sheikh Mehboob Iqbal said: “Unfortunately, we got politicians, who perpetuated this political uncertainty for their own survival in politics in Bhaderwah-Bhalessa ,Bhalla, and Chralalla and never cared about the well-being of the people and from the last ten years hospitals of Bhaderwah -Bhalessa were without doctors and Congress people never speak out on the issue .”PDP contesting candidate said alleged that Bhaderwah constituency had suffered a ‘deliberate neglect’ during the past ten year and the PDP had a comprehensive vision for its overall development and growth of the area in which a University campus will be established at Bhalessa along with hilly district , full fledged University at Bhaderwah along with division , polytechnic college at Charalla ,Gundoh and Bhalla and a degree college at Bhella .“The PDP realizes the importance of Bhaderwah-Bhalessa ,Bhalla and Charalla as a major stop in the tourist circuit of Chenab valley and its historic importance as a trading hub and administrative headquarters of the area,” he said.He said the PDP would empower every section of society in Bhaderwah constituency if he elected to ensure equal opportunity, adding that he believed in the policy of inclusive growth and balanced development and his first priority will be creation of employment opportunities for each and every youth of the constituency . “It is my desire to strengthen the unity among the people of Bhaderwah-Bhalessa -Bhalla and Charalla ,” said Mufti and expressed satisfaction the PDP had earned trust and credibility of the people of Jammu and Ladakh.“We PDP sought support of the people to carry forward the agenda of inclusive growth in whole Bhaderwah constituency . Our aim is not only to attain power but our agenda is also to win hearts of people by empowering Bhaderwah,Bhalessa,Charalla and Bhalla and provide employment to all unemployed youth who was ignored by Congress from last ten years .”Thakur Yudvir Singh zonal president , Shokat Malik city president , Naveen Kumar Koual , Ab Hafeez Wani , Dimple Kotwal , Ab Hamid Ganai , Kewal Krishan Kotwal , Pervaiz Ahmed Shapoo , Chaman Gupta , Aslam Moghal , Darshan Kotwal , Ab Quyoom Shenali , Sartaj Ahmed and others were also accompanied PDP candidate and said there is wave in whole constituency in favor of Mehboob .