JAMMU, May 19: The State president of J&K National Panthers Party and former MLA Balwant Singh Mankotia today launched the wall painting campaign to garner support for separate Jammu State at RS Pura today.
He claimed that the Panthers Party will also launch the same campaign at district headquarter level more vigorously so that demand of separate Jammu State get momentum and large participation.
‘Haq Insaaf’ yatra started for separate Jammu state led by Mankotia today reached R SPura, the border town of Jammu district where local trade union leader, Sham Gorkha and large number of Panthers Party workers gave a warm welcome by garlanding the party leaders.
Party’s State president kick started the wall writing campaign at RS Pura to speed up the separate Jammu State movement in Jammu region.
While addressing the gathering, Mankotia disclosed that in coming days Panthers Party will launch the wall writing campaign at district level to garner the support of masses so that separate Jammu State demand gets momentum. He criticized the State Government for not taking any action against Mayanmar and Bangladeshi nationals residing here illegally and still not deported from the winter capital and resentment is brewing among the citizens of Jammu and adjoining areas.
Taking serious note of the unscheduled power cuts in R S Pura, Mankotia said that 66 percent power revenue has been collected from Jammu region and 80 percent power supplied to Kashmir and people of Jammu region are without power despite clearance of power dues.
Trade Union leader Sham Gorkha criticized the local administration for its failure to provide Aadhaar Cards, Ration Cards and Permanent Resident Certificate and warned that if genuine issue would not be sorted out earlier, Panther party will come on roads for early redressal of grievances.