People are living in International Border feeling horrified

Border Defence committee organized several massive rallies of the residents along the International Border in Jammu and Samba Districts today. The meetings were organized in Kaintha-Chak, Harchay-Chak, Tounki, Samka, Jajian, Raipur, Chak-Nanka, Bastipora, Abdullian, Suchetgarh, Bevaid, Sai, Nikwal and Nandpur, Ramgarh, Nanga etc.  a strong team of JKNPP headed by Prof. Bhim Singh its Chief Patron who was accompanied by Shri Yashpal Kundal MLA & Ms. Anita Thakur (State General Secretaries), Shri Faqir Nath Ex-MLA (Provincial President),  Shri  Jagdev Singh (Coordination Secretary), Shri Ashok Randawa and Shri Shanker Singh Chib (Provincial Secretaries), S. Hari Singh (District President Jammu Rural), President-NPSU Shri Partap Singh Jamwal  and others interacted with the people living in horror and under the threat of Pakistan Army.  These areas faced shelling last week the local people presented memorandum to Prof. Bhim Singh and his team on the situation they have been facing.  Prof. Bhim Singh assured the residents that he shall present a complete picture of the situation and the difficulties they have been facing to Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India next week.

Prof. Bhim Singh expressed shock that the Government have not cared a bit to improve the situation and the miseries these people in the border areas have been facing. He said that 123 kanals of land only in Suchetgarh area has been under the illegal occupation of the Government since 1971. He demanded compensation to the farmers.  He also demanded that people living in International Border should be given same facilities and concessions which residents along LoC have been given. He demanded implementation of Common Minimum Programme (CMP), which was signed by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan Singh in agreement with Prof. Bhim Singh in 2002. In CMP the Congress have agreed to provide 10 marlas of plot to every family living under the Pakistan firing range. He said Congress, NC and PDP have betrayed the people of Jammu.

Prof. Bhim Singh with his team shall be visiting International Border in Samba Tehsil and Kathua district on 8th November, 2013.