Jammu Tawi, December 15
Prof Bhim Singh, Supremo of National Panthers Party (NPP) and Executive Chairman of State Legal Aid Committee has expressed solidarity with the students of Jammu Pradesh colleges who have been discriminated and ignored by the BJP-PDP government which has not cared to provide human reasonable and justified facilities like drinking water, transportation, medical care and even adequate teaching staff with the result that the teaching standards in all the colleges in Jammu Pradesh may they be situated in Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban, Udhampur, Rajouri, Reasi, Poonch or in Kathua.
Prof Bhim Singh warned the J&K government against the step-motherly treatment being given to the students. He congratulated the National Panthers Party Students Union in Ramban District who demonstrated today closing the National Highway for nearly two hours this afternoon in demand of their genuine and justified demands asking government to provide transport facilities to reach college, provide drinking water in the college, ensure playgrounds for the students and rest room for the girl students in the college. The students took a strong procession from the college to the National Highway and jammed national transport for hours.
The student organizations included NPSU, NSUI, ABVP, NSF, AISF under the leadership of Panthers Students Union, Ramban. College President Surender Singh, NPSU, Ashish, Vice President-NPSU, Shashi Kumari-NPSU, Tabbusum, Senior Member-NPSU, Mangal Singh Katoch, Distt. President-NPSU, Ramban, and others were present on the occasion.
District administration Ramban intervened and assured the protesting students their demands shall be fulfilled within one week.
The students were also demanding the playground facilities which has not been provided to the college students right from the beginning.
The joint students movement has given a call to the students of all other colleges in Jammu Pradesh to join the movement.