The Displaced Persons (DPs) from Pak occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) held a rally demanding that Rs 2000 package announced by Modi Govt as first installment of package be released without any delay and pending demands should also be included in the package.
A large number of displaced persons including women activists under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir PoJK DPs’ Front-1947, 65 & 71 assembled at Exhibition Ground and held rally. They extended gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for announcing Rs 2000 crore financial package for the PoJK refugee families. The speakers during the rally expressed their gratitude to the PM and said that it is big ever achievement for the DPs.
Capt ( Retd) Yudhvir Singh, president of the Front, while addressing the gathering extended gratitude to the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for their efforts in providing justice to the PoJK DPs. He said that the DPs are now hopeful that the Prime Minister would issue necessary directions to Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, to include the other recommendations as also forwarded by JPC for making this package a complete.
The refugee leader said that the rehabilitation package is incomplete till other demands of 10 % reservation for the wards of DPs in professional institutions and jobs, reservation of 8 Assembly and 2 Council seats for DPs are fulfilled. He said that creation of Development Board for the PoJK DPs and Chhamb/ West Pakistan refugees is also strong demand of the displaced persons. He demanded that all the recommendations of the Joint Parliamentary Committee should be implemented.
On this occasion Capt Singh unfurled the national flag at the venue and sung the National Anthem.