Protest demonstration of Soan Kashmir Front enters day 96

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 5: During a protest demonstration today at Nagrota, Jagti Tenement Committee and Soan Kashmir Front has demanded a hike in monthly cash relief of Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) relief holders from Rs. 13,000 to Rs. 25,000 per family.
Addressing the protesters, Shadi Lal Pandita, Front leader said today their protest entered day 96 but none from the Government has met them to listen their demands.
He claimed that BJP Government only deceived Kashmir Pandits and did nothing for them.
The Front leader also demand Government job for those families which have no family member in Government job till date and demanded a new package of 20,000 posts for such families.
Pandita claimed that there are many families in KP community which were unable to teach their children beyond matriculation due to migration and demanded 5000 Class IV jobs for such people.
He appealed to the Director General of Police to start a recruitment drive at Jagti Township and other migrant camps for KP unemployed youth so that they can also get an opportunity to serve the nation.
“For rehabilitation of KPs in Kashmir valley, the Government should set up three satellite townships in Baramulla, Srinagar and Anantnag where at least 35,000 KP families can live in each township together,” Pandita maintained.
Raj Kumar Tickoo, Front Convener; Kashi Nath Bhat, Vice President; Ravinder Koul, M.L Razdan, Vijay Bakshi, Kamal Pandita, Vinod Moza, Rakesh Ambardar, Shuban Raina, Mithan Pandita, Shadi Lal Koul, Rakesh Tickoo, S. Charanjeet Singh, Javaid Ahmad and others were also present in the protest.