JAMMU, Jan 14: A deputation of Village Chak Salaria, Samba, led by DDC member Suchetgarh and senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, Taranjit Singh Tony met Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, at his office chamber on Saturday and sought reservation benefits.
In a statement, AAP leader Taranjit Singh Tony said that people of Chak Salaria Village have been waiting for reservation benefits for the last two years but nothing has been done in this regard.
Tony said that border people starting from Lakhanpur to all along Indo-Pak border including Suchetgarh, RS Pura, Chhamb upto Nowshera and Poonch district, have been facing bundles of problem but unfortunately no initiative has been taken by the government to address their grievances.
He appealed to the administration to focus on the zero line area and cover all the border villages under the Model Village schemes of the Rural Development Department.
He also sought special recruitment drives along the border villages. He also raised serious concern over non-payment of compensation to people whose land covered under the fencing at Zero Line along the borders.
The Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the deputation and assured that their cases with regard to reservation of border youth will be considered at the earliest.