Members of Pahari Forum today convened a meeting in Budhal area of Rajouri to discuss issues concerning the community. In this meet, a large number of people took part.
During the course of the meeting, a threadbare discussion on the general issues of the people from Pahari community was held.
Later addressing the meeting, Pahari Forum leader-Basharat Rather said that their demand of ST status for Pahari community has been ignored by successive governments and except false promises no heed is given to their grievances.
He warned the PDP-BJP coalition government to start the process at the earliest or face indefinite agitation by Pahari community.