JAMMU, July 3: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee has asked the Government to give due representation to the different ethnic sections of J&K in Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission and other such institutions.
In a press statement JKPCC chief, GA Mir and other senior leaders have urged the Lt Governor to give due representation to STs, OBCs and Sikh minority and other such ethnic sections in the J&K PSC and other such institutions, as has been the position in the past also.
They said that different sections are highlighting their grievances in this regard due to non-inclusion in these institutions, as per past practice. In view of this the Govt should consider these demands in the light of legal and constitutional provisions and past practice and procedure as well as sentiments and aspirations of these sections, with suitable choices of eligibility and integrity. It will go well in the heterogeneous society and pluralistic character of Jammu and Kashmir.
Signatories to the statement include- vice presidents Raman Bhalla, Mula Ram, GM Saroori, Haji Abdul Rashid; chief spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, general secretaries Abdul Majid Wani, Th Manmohan Singh, general secretary and Incharge DCC Jammu (Urban) Yogesh Sawhney.