Jammu Muslims deprived of constitutional rights since 1947: JMCC
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Jammu, Sept 10: Jammu Muslim Coordination Committee has said that there was a sense of deprivation among Muslim community of Jammu for their constitutional, economic and social rights from last 60 years.
Talking to the media persons here, JMCC general secretary, Anwar Choudhary said Jammu Muslims must be supported by the non-Muslim brethren of region to get their rights in all spheres with some concrete steps from government side as well particularly in recruitment for services.
JMCC senior vice-president, Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed observed that thousands of families, who stayed back in Jammu after 1947, had been wrongly entered as evacuees and their landed properties had been entered as evacuee properties thereby depriving them of their right to property.
The Committee members demanded a special package of recruitment for the unemployed Muslim youths in Jammu province, nomination of their representatives from those districts which remain unrepresented in both houses of State Assembly and compensation to those affected by militancy.
The JMCC reiterated its resolve to make all out efforts for promoting mutual brotherhood, cohesiveness co-existence and peace and tranquillity in Jammu province.
JMCC president, A G Kohli also extended Eid greetings to each and everyone in the State and prayed for peace and normalcy.
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