Elect ‘Dalit’ member as MLC from Distt Kishtwar: Bhagat

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 10: State vice president of  Dalit Sena, Gian Chand Bhagat  has urged upon the State Govt to elect a Dalit community member  to the State Legislative Council from district Kishtwar.
In a press statement here,  Bhagat  pointed out that Govt is going to  fill the  vacancies in the Upper House during March -April, 2017 and this time an opportunity should be provided to a Dalit member from Kishtwar district. He said the community from this district always remained ignored by the respective Governments in the past.
He said there are many educated and intellectual members from this community in Kishtwar district  and representation should be given to the community from this remote district. A Member from  Erstwhile Doda district should also be nominated in the State Advisory Board for development of SCs, Bhagat added.