Devender Rana, Sikh delegation call on LG

Former Legislator Devender Singh Rana handing over a memorandum to LG Manoj Sinha.
Former Legislator Devender Singh Rana handing over a memorandum to LG Manoj Sinha.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 20: Former Legislator, J&K, Devender Singh Rana met Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today at the Raj Bhavan.
Devender Singh Rana held an exhaustive discussion with the Lt Governor on several issues of various sections of the society including of Daily wagers, Asha Workers, SC & KP Migrants, welfare of families and children of Martyrs.
Discussions were also held on the development of industry and cooperative sector in J&K and fast track recruitment of vacant posts in government departments.
The Lt Governor assured Rana of due consideration and appropriate action on all genuine issues highlighted by him.
Meanwhile, a 28-member delegation of the Sikh community called on Lieutenant Governor.
The delegation led by Ajit Singh, Chairman, All Jammu & Kashmir Sikh Co-ordination Committee, comprising prominent Sikh community members including- Kulwinder Singh, President, DGPC Samba; Jaspal Singh, President, DGPC Udhampur; Prof Hardyal Singh, President DGPC Rajouri; Didar Singh, President DGPC Reasi; Avtar Singh, member DGPC Jammu; Jathedaar Gurdeep Singh; Narinder Singh Khalsa, Avtaar Singh Khalsa, among others projected various issues & grievances and sought Lt Governor’s intervention for the redressal of the same.
While highlighting the issues, Ajit Singh said that the minority Sikh community has always contributed towards development and peace in Jammu and Kashmir. The members of the delegation further expressed their gratitude to the Lt Governor-led UT administration for taking unprecedented measures for the welfare and empowerment of the minority communities in J&K.
The Lt Governor, while interacting with the visiting representatives, observed that the J&K Government is committed to safeguarding the rights of all the communities and is working in a planned manner to ensure equitable and just development of all citizens of the UT.
The Lt Governor assured the members of the visiting delegation that all their genuine issues would be taken up for immediate redressal.