JAMMU, July 21: Jammu and Kashmir Batwal Welfare Association (JKBWA) today raised their demand for representation in Recruitment Boards at district levels and an economic-cum-employment package based on the ethnographic study of Batwal community undertaken in 1994 by the Central Planning Commission.
The demand was raised during a meeting of the Association held today at village Garhi. The meeting was chaired by Kamal Singh Kaith and attended by all executive members. The meeting deliberated on various issues confronting the Batwal community.
The Association president, Sub Major Romesh Sargotra (Retired) stressed on the need of unity among the community members while Dr Ramesh Kumar Kaith stressed on spread of literacy in the community.
Prominent among those who attended the meeting were Ex Naib Sarpanch Ram Lal Lakhotra, Honorary Captain Kamal Chand Motan, Ex Sub Major Gunni Ram Kaith, Ex Havildar Des Raj Kaith, Ex Havildar Gandherb Motan, Ex Havildar Uttam Chand Sandhu and Master Raghubir Lal Lakhotra.