Jammu Tawi, April 24
Kashmir Pandit (KP) Joint Action organised a meeting in which the members of Central Committee and the Advisory Council decided to finalize the action programme for the coming months. In a meeting held here under the leadership of Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo, chairman, KP Joint Action. Senior leader Utpal Koul who came from Delhi also addressed the meeting . There were also four special invitees Prof. M.K.Raina, B.L.Garyali, Prof. C.L.Sadhu and Avinash Aima.Senior community leader Sunil Shakhdar had sent a positive message from Delhi for the success of the KP Joint Action.During meeting, Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo stressed upon the need to rope in the younger generations of the community into the struggle in exile. He said that we have to bring our younger generations closer to the ideological contours of the struggle as well as make them aware about the day to day livelihood issues.
R K Bhat, president, Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj expressed optimism that in the days to come the issues related to employment and Valley based package employees would be taken up vigorously with the concerned authorities.
H N Jattu, said that the KP Joint Action is the most appropriate and timely initiative that has the potential to redefine the nature of the Kashmiri Pandit struggle in exile.Virender Raina said that the KP Joint Action has taken upon itself the onerous task to unite the rank and file of the community on a single platform so as to create the much needed traction in the KP community affairs.
The members gave there valuable suggestions and stressed upon the need to intensify the campaign for the rights of the KP community in exile. The members also said that they are demanding their constitutional and political rights as the citizens of the country and as aborigens we have the first right over the territory and the resources of Kashmir.
Others who were present during the meeting included Professor Vijay Kashkari, Murarji Kaul, Ajay Safaya, Professor A K Ogra, Gokul Dembi, M.K.Jalali and others.