JTC, SKF stage protest

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 30: A protest was held by the Jagti Tenement Committee (JTC) and Soan Kashmir Front (SKF) at Jagti township near here, today under the chairmanship of its president, Shadi Lal Pandita in which the problems of Kashmiri Pandits were discussed.
Addressing the protestors Pandita said that Government has failed to solve the problems of displaced Pandits leading an exiled life for 34 years now.
He showed concern that the relief holders have not been given flour for last four months.
Pandita said that for the last four years the relief holders have been protesting who are unable to keep the body and soul together due to the price hike of essential commodities and they are demanding that monthly cash relief be increased from RS 13,000 to RS 25,000 for which the Government should take concrete steps.
Pandita said that the BJP Government has failed to resettle the Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley and demanded that the community be permanently settled in Kashmir besides a new job package and package for over aged youth of community be announced soon.