All India Confederation of SC/ST/OBC Organisations Unit Akhnoor organised Save Rights Meet at Akhnoor under the Chairmanship of Subash Samotra wherein RK Kalsotra, State President Confederation was the Chief Guest and Ramesh Uttama was the Guest of Honour. Akhnoor unit donated a cheque of Rs.15000/- to Kalsotra as financial support to accelerate the social justice movement launched all over the state by Confederation. Kalsotra thanked the unit for their financial support.
While addressing, Kalsotra apprised the participants about his meeting with LG Manoj Sinha wherein he put the demands pertaining to the welfare of the people of the SC, ST and OBC communities including restoration of reservation in promotion’s, to implementations of 27% reservation to OBCs, clearance of pending backlog in recruitment, the imposition of Forest Act, shifting of Directorate of National Commission Offices of SC/STs in Jammu, adequate representation of SC/ST/OBCs in Constitutional bodies, Commissions, Boards and Judiciary, and construction of Dr BR Ambedker Bhawan and advised the participants to gear up the movement and take this movement at village level and educate the SC, ST & OBC masses to build pressure on the govt to get rights. Moreover, he further appealed to them to educate students and youth because their rights of job opportunity are diminishing due to privatisation of govt department at war footing and appealed to remain to unite under one platform to raise voice for stopping of privatisation.
Chander appealed to the gathering to do simple marriages without dowry and advised them to care for their children and get them good and quality education. Des Raj Surpanch panchayat Halqa Jad, Ramesh Lal Naib Sarpanch Bhadra Kalan, Ex Capt. Bodh Raj Bhagat, Mangal Dass, Mohan Lal, and Deepak Kumar also appealed to remain united which is the need of time to face social evils/ crime increasing day by day and assured to take social justice movement to village level and to organise the masses for joining the Confederation movement.