Delegation of ex-MLAs calls on Lt Governor; projects various issues of SC community

Delegation of ex-MLAs calls on Lt Governor; projects various issues of SC community

JAMMU, FEBRUARY 12: A delegation of former Legislators representing Scheduled Castes community called on Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan, today.

The members of the delegation led by Dr DK Manyal, former Minister discussed with the Lt Governor the efforts of the UT Administration for all-round development of the SC community.

They expressed gratitude to Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Lt Governor led J&K Administration for ensuring social justice, empowerment of women, youth and socio-economic upliftment of the community.

The delegation apprised the Lt Governor of various welfare issues of Scheduled Caste (SC) community including reservation in promotion; comprehensive transfer policy for Jammu Based SC employees posted in Kashmir, enhancement in reservation quota and reservation of One Lok Sabha seat for SC community in J&K UT.

They also put forth the issue of compensation to all owners of the land situated across the defence wire on India- Pakistan border in the UT; land ownership rights to PoJK refugees, displaced persons and West Pakistan Refugees, and extension of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi benefits.

The Lt Governor assured the former Legislators of appropriate redressal of the issues and demands projected by them during the interaction.

Dr KL Bhagat, Prof GR Bhagat, Sh Neelam Langeh, Sh Kuldeep Kumar – former MLAs and Sh Dharminder Kumar, DDC Member were present.

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