JAMMU, Jan 28: A deputation of State Gurudwara Parbandhak Board, led by its Chairman Trilochan Singh Wazir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.
The deputation requested the Governor, Chancellor of the Jammu University, for the Guru Gobind Singh Chair being established in the Jammu University by the next academic session to mark Guru Ji’s 350th birth anniversary year.
The Board also sought Governor’s intervention in the Minorities Commission being set up in Jammu and Kashmir.
The deputation comprised Jagjeet Singh, Avtar Singh Khalsa, Harjinder Singh Raina, Mohinder Singh, Surinder Singh, Suchwant Singh and Davinder Singh.
A deputation of Dogra Sadar Sabha led by Gulchain Singh Charak, former Minister also met Governor.
The deputation voiced its concerns about the potential threat to peaceful co-existence and the added stress on the resources of the region which arises from the settling of Bangladesh and Myanmar migrants in Jammu; the continuing delay in restoration of Mubarak Mandi Complex; danger of eight lakh files and other important vintage documents relating to Dogra period being housed in the Kala Kendra Complex and the need for uniform criteria for admission to B.Ed. Course in the Kashmir and the Jammu Universities. Abdul Rashid Dar, former Chairman J&K Legislative Council also called on Governor.
Dar discussed with the Governor issues relating to the implementation of development schemes and the difficulties being faced by people due to the harsh weather and lack of power supply.
Governor appreciated Dar’s interest and involvement in the promotion of welfare of the people in the State.