‘BJP leaders’attitude towards Jammu more harmful than natural calamities’: Sham Lal

Addressing monthly meeting of Block Congress Committee at Akhnoor Senior Vice President and Former Minister, Sham Lal Sharma said that due to recent thunderstorm and heavy rains, the houses of Akhnoor area has been heavily damaged. It has also damaged crops in the area resultantly the poor farmers have suffered losses.
Sham expressed his concern over the power supply which has been heavily affected due to thunderstorm, has not been restores for the last 4 days in Akhnoor.
He urged concerned departments to undertake urgent repairs in war footing bases so that people may
not face any further inconvenience.
On the issue of transfer of property bill, Sham Lal said that this bill is against the people of Jammu and demanded it’s immediate withdrawal. By approving the said bill the BJP-PDP government has betrayed the peoples’ mandate because the said bill is against the interest of people of Jammu region.
He further said that if this Bill is passed, it will debar outsiders of J&K state to establish any industry in the state thereby it will effect the economy of the state and also stop the employment avenues to the local youth.
Former minister expressed his anguish over the release of stone pelters on the occasion of EID. He said that this step will not only decrease the moral of security forces but will increase the incidents of stone pelting in coming days.
Sham also said that those who were arrested in Amarnath Land row in Jammu are still in custody and have not been released, which is a great injustice to the people of Jammu.
Those who were present during the meeting included Kuldeep Verma, Ram Swaroop, Sushma Choudhary, Subash Langer, Naresh Dutt, Raj Rani and others.

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