Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Relief holders on hunger strike

The chain hunger strike launched by Kashmiri Migrant Relief Holders in front of Relief Commissioner’s Office entered the fourth day today.

The relief holders criticized the government for neglecting migrants in general and relief holders in particular.

Addressing the protestors the speakers said the problems of migrants have increased many fold due to the negligent attitude of the state as well central governments. It termed the claim of government a total lie that the recommendations were sent to Centre for enhancement of cash assistance. They demanded immediate enhancement of cash assistance. Those who addressed included BL Bhat ex MLC, Roshan Lal Raina and Hira Lal Pandita general secretary Congress Migrant Cell and Apex Committee member.

Meanwhile Migrant Coordination Committee Jagti in a meeting today extended full support to Kashmiri migrant Relief holders Jagti and YAIKS in their struggle. The meeting was chaired by Dilip Pandita. It demanded Cabinet berth for Kashmiri Pandits.

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