YAIKS delegation meets Governor

JAMMU: A 16 member delegation of the Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj (YAIKS), led by its President Pt. R.K. Bhat, met Governor N.N.Vohra at the Raj Bhavan, today.

The members of the delegation requested Governor's intervention to expedite filling of 6000 posts reserved for Kashmiri Pandit Migrants in government departments as per Prime Minister's Employment Package; reservation of 2-4 % in Central Government jobs and educational institutes for displaced KP youth; one time compensation in favour of KP Migrants who have crossed the upper age limit; treating all Valley Posted Migrant Employees at par with the other Kashmiri Migrants till fool proof security arrangements by Central Security Forces are made at every transit Camp, relocation of transit Capms at Hawl and Nutunsoo; establishment of Kendriya Vidayalayas/ State run Government schools manned by migrant teachers; provision of scholarships to wards of such employees and provision of risk allowance for migrant employee posted in the Valley; creation of a separate district for KPs till their return to Valley; grant of minority status to KPs; political reservation for KPs in State Assembly and Central Parliament.

Governor assured the delegation that their demands will be taken up with Union Home Minister.

Among others delegation included Padam K.N. Pandita; P.L. Koul Badgami; Retd. Justice B.L Saraf; A.K. Diwani and Pran Pandita.


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