JTC, SKF highlight migrants’ issues

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Dec 3: A Joint meeting of Jagti Tenement Committee (JTC) and Soan Kashmir Front (SKF) J&K was held here, today at Jagti Nagrota under the Chairmanship of Shadi Lal Pandita, president, JTC/SKF J&K.
Various issues relating to Kashmiri Pandit migrants were discussed in the meeting . The participants expressed their grave concern over the slackness of the authorities in meeting the genuine demands of the Kashmiri Pandit migrants which included, return and permanent rehabilitation of the Community in Kashmir Valley in three satellite townships , implementation of Prime Minister’s employment package which is hanging in balance for one decade, grant of compensation of losses of properties suffered by the migrants and removal of encroachments from the migrants land and property as well as properties of religious shrines,
The other demands highlighted include revival of RBA certificates for migrants belonging to Reserved Backward Areas of Kashmir Valley, release of Balance Ex-gratia relief in respect of gutted and damaged residential houses etc, grant of compensation to the educated youth having crossed the over age limits and announcing additional 10000 posts for the Kashmiri Pandit Migrant Educated youth.
Pandita said that representation was already given to President, Prime Minister, Union Home Minister and Governor of the State highlighting the genuine demands of the community.


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