JAMMU, Nov 7: General secretary, Panthers Trade Union (PTU) Sewa Singh Bali has alleged that PDP-BJP Government is continued to neglect Ramban -Banihal area for the last about three years.
While addressing a press conference at Jammu today the PTU leader strongly condemned the State Government for ignoring the Ramban- Banihal area and causing step motherly treatment to the people of the area. He alleged that there was strong resentment among the people against Mehbooba Mufti Government.
Bali claimed that he has also submitted a memorandum to the State Governor N N Vohra projecting issues of the people of this belt. He disclosed that in his memorandum 17 different demands of the people were highlighted.
He also strongly condemned the attitude of the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), which has been assigned the job for construction of 4- lane highway from Ramban to Banihal, for ignoring local youth. He alleged that most of the workers have been brought by the company from out side the State. He warned if the local youth are not given preference, the NPP workers would launch agitation.
Bali demanded that Sargali, Sharvadhar, Sunsari, Neel Top, Maliamsar, Mohu Mangit be brought under Tourist map as these places are most attractive as per tourism point of view. He also demanded opening J&K Bank branch at Shalgad and Senabhati, construction of Munsif Court and Park at Ukhral as the foundation of the same has been laid last year by former Chief Justice of India.
He further also demanded to provide Ration Cards to the left out people, upgradation of PHC Ukhral and posting of staff, establishment of Bus Stand at Ukhral, upgradation of High School to High Secondary level at Pogal, Ramsoo, Senabahati, construction of play ground at Ukhral. He demanded construction of toilet complex at Ukhral for general public, proper power supply, increase the number of polling stations and release of three months advance ration to people in view of closer of road and heavy snow fall. Naveen Bali, Sanjeet Singh and Ajeet Chand also accompanied Bali.