JAMMU, Feb 13: A deputation of Non-Camp DPs of 1965, 1971 of Chamb area met BJP State president and MLA Sat Sharma and presented their issues before him today.
The team members under the leadership of Non-Camp DPs president Khajoor Singh during meeting with BJP chief highlighted their grievances being faced at the hands of Revenue department while preparation of their files with regard to their claims of settlement.
They brought to the notice of Mr Sharma that vide notification issued by Mohd Akbar Ganaie, IAS, Special Secretary to Government Department of Disaster Management, Relief & Rehabilitation and reconstruction issued vide No. R&B/Rehb/ CSC/19/2015 dated 09-01-2017 , it has categorically stated that with regard to Non-Camp DPs who did not stay in the camps and thus were provided neither Ration Cards nor land, the proof of having being provided to the NHRC Relief of 25,000 per family be sufficient to established their genuineness (Mandatory). On the other hand, the Revenue authorities are demanding State Subject of the claimant, telling it mandatory.
Most of the head of the DPs families particularly widows have not having their State Subjects and can only provide the State Subject of kith and kin of their families but the Revenue authorities are adamant to accept the same for the reason one or the other. Moreover, during the process of registration of Non Camp DPs in the year 2000, only the registration of Non Camp DPs were conducted vide DC Jammu’s No. SQ Non-Camp/2289 dated 01-11-2000 were as about one thousand approximately non-camp DPs left over without registration due to the lack of publicity by the Revenue authority. They stressed that these left over Non Camp DPs may also be included.
Sat Sharma gave patient hearing and assured that the matter will be strongly brought into the notice of Revenue authorities.
Kamal Singh zonal president Akhnoor, Jagdeev Singh general secretary, Balwan Singh, Kartar Singh, Sat Pal Khajuria and Balwan Singh Chib also accompanied.