Jammu Tawi, December 25
A protest rally was organised and held jointly by Jagti Tenement Committee and Soan Kashmir Front J&K at Jagti migrant camp which was held under the leadership of Shadi Lal Pandita, President of Jagti Tenement committee as well as Soan Kashmir Front J&K.
While addressing the protestors Shadi Lal Pandita has said that since the date the Kashmiri Pandit community was forced to leave their homes and hearts in Kashmir valley the Government had assured for permanent rehabilitation of this community in a safe and secure place in Kashmir valley but nothing in this direction has been done till date. Shadi Lal Pandita has said that the Central as well as state Government for ensuring early permanent rehabilitation of this community in Kashmir valley in a safe and secure township. “It has further been said that since the date of migration of Pandit community the pandit families have suffered huge loss of their properties due to damages to their properties in Kashmir Valley. A demand has been made for grant of one time compensation of Rs. 1 crore to each and every Migrant family, he added.
The employment Package announced by the then Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh has not yet been implemented in letter and spirit as only approximately 2000 posts have been filled leaving approximately 4000 Posts yet to be filled. Pandita has said that the coalition Government of PDP and BJP have totally ignored this migrant community by depriving them of their rights.
Others who were present during the occasion including Raj Kumar Tickoo, Kashi Nath Bhat, Sunil Koul, R.K. Raina, Raj Kumar Bhat, Mithan Pandita, C.L. Pandita, S. L. Kar, Hari Krishan Pandita and others.