Cong holds protest against terrorism, anti-farmer policy

Cong activists taking out protest rally at Sunderbani on Saturday.
Cong activists taking out protest rally at Sunderbani on Saturday.

Excelsior Correspondent

SUNDERBANI, Jan 7: Congress activists today held a strong protest rally at Sunderbani against terrorist incidents in Rajouri and demanded strong measures to curb terrorism.
Led by Ravinder Sharma, former MLC and chief spokesperson JKPCC, the protestors raised slogans against the LG administation for its failure to check minority killings besides adopting anti- farmers land policy, depriving them of the agriculture lands under their occupation.
A large number of Congress and Youth Congress workers took out a protest rally în the main Bazaar of Sunderbani raising slogans against terrorism and Pakistan and castigating the Government for failing to protect innocents especially minorities în Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing an impressive rally în the town Sharma strongly condemned the innocent killings în Dangri, and questioned why minorities are more unsafe under BJP regime. A large number of Kashmiri Pandits and Jammu employees have shifted to Jammu due to fear of being killed following targetted killings. He demanded strong measures to check selective killings.
The Congress leader also took strong exception to the anti- farmers land policy and orders of LG administration, the farmers are being forcibly evicted of the state and custodian lands under their cultivation for decades, since 1947.
Strongly opposing such anti- farmers policies of BJP Government and LG administration, senior Congress leader said that party shall launch a strong “Bhumi Bachao Andolan” to protect the poor and marginal farmers.
He said earlier governments gave and allotted lands to landless, small and marginal farmers to settle them but the UT administration is uprooting and evicting people without any fair land policy.
He cautioned the people to stand united and warned the Government against any coercive action, against farmers.
Block presidents NC Sharma, Ajit Singh, Tirth Ram Sharma, Retd Principals KL Khajuria, Vijay Damral, DCC general secys Yog Raj, Ashok Kumar, Chuni Lal, Raj Kumar Raina, Dr Ved Kukka, S Mohan Singh,Youth presidents Govind Sudan, Pardeep Sharma, Surinder Singh, Hem Raj Raina, Joginder Kumar and several others joined.