Jammu Tawi, May 31
Roll back price hike of petrol and diesel demanded Congress Vichar Vibhag, AICC, Coordinator Ashok Sharma while addressing Protest Dharna in front of Raj Bhagwan, Jammu organised jointly by AICC, Vichar Vibhag, J&K, Rahul Gandhi Youth Brigade and AICC, Unorganised Congress Workers, J&K in response to the national call of the Indian National Congress.
Sharma urged upon the Union and State Governments to provide Rs. 25 lacs each to the families of the border martyrs and pakka bunkers and allot 5 Marlas plot to each family besides declaring atleast 5 K.M belt as backward area.
The protestors demanded adequate water supply and uninterrupted power to the people of the state besides check on rampant corruption in public life due to failure of governance. They also demanded the comprehensive youth policy for the state and appointment of the Lok Pal besides regularisation of casual, daily wagers and ahoc workers both in government and public sector. Modi government has made the life of common indian not only difficult but miserable by raising the prices of daily use comodities.
Dr. Manhor Lal Sharma criticise the PDP-BJP government saying that it has failed on all fronts. Unprecedented increased in the petroleum products and continuous firing on the border has made the life of the people miserable. There is a dore need to ensure check on ramped corruption and to restore confidence of the people in governance.
Former Minister Gharu Ram and Munish Raja, demanded adequate compensation to the border migrants and firing victims against loss of human and cattle life, properties and crop.
Vinod Sharma, former General Secretary, JKPCC expressed serious concern over the power cuts and shortage of drinking water during the hot summers which has made the people suffer. He added that Jammu Township is stinking because of lack of sanitation and waste management.
MK Bhardwaj, Member AICC, while addressing Dharna expressed concernon the failure of the government to provide necessities of life to the border migrants and adequate compensation to the victims’ family. He stressed upon providing 5 Marlas plot and minium construction cost to the border migrants at the safer places.