Row over Jagti Township amenities deepens
KP Bodies Condemn Police Action
Jammu, Sep 10: A citizens' group in the state Monday extended its support to the ongoing agitation by Kashmiri Pandits seeking better residential facilities at the Jagti township here.
The Jammu and Kashmir Council and Kashmir Groups of citizens (JKACKGC) also backed the demand for a hike in the monthly relief amount given to the Kashmiri Pandits.
A JKACKGC delegation led by president Sanjay Saraf met the protesters sitting on a dharna demanding regular water and electricity supply in the township and extended support for their cause. GKNN Adds from Delhi
Various organizations supporting the cause of Kashmiri Pandits and senior leaders of the community have deplored the police action on the protesting migrants residing in Jagti rehabilitation colony.
Terming the action of the state administration as “inhuman”, former president of Kashmir Samiti, Delhi, C L Gadoo said that the Government should deal with the displaced persons with a human face as they have been facing genuine hardships for last two decades. “What is the harm if they demand better facilities in Jagti housing complex? It is their right to ask for uninterrupted power and water supply in this hot and sultry weather,” he said.
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