JAMMU, Dec 21: National Commission for Minorities Chairman S Iqbal Singh Lalpura visited Gurudwara Baba Fateh Singh in Gandhinagar on the invitation of DGPC Jammu and was received with a grand welcome by a large gathering of officials of various DGPCs of Jammu. and other Sikh intellectuals.
DGPC President Jammu, Ranjeet Singh Tohra delivered the welcome address. Later Balwinder Singh, DGPC General Secretary Surjit Singh Jammu, DGPC President Charanjit Singh Bholla, DGPC President Kathua, Gurmeet Singh Member Samba and Ranveer Singh DGPC Joint Secretary Jammu spoke about various issues related to the Sikh community. It emphasizes the problems of each and the treatment of mothers with young children. a community of successive governments. Includes some long pending requirements.
Speaking on the occasion, Balwinder Singh informed the Sangat about the detailed meeting with Iqbal Singh Lalpura in Delhi and Jammu circles that DGPC Jammu yesterday submitted two separate memorandums, one related to the demands to be addressed by the Central Government and the other by the JKUT administration.
Later, Iqbal Singh Lalpura while speaking to the media said that he had discussed the matter mentioned in the memorandum submitted by DGPC Jammu with LG Manoj Sinha yesterday. Anti-Sikh riots in Jammu in 1989, steps taken to implement Punjabi language in schools, necessary instructions to promote Punjabi language in JKUT, implementation of Anand Marriage Act in JK UT, installation of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur statue at Kunjwani Chowk. , Sikhs living in the Kashmir Valley, Bhatra Biradris and Shikligar Biradaris of JKUT have been granted OBC status by the Central Government to extend the 27% OBC quota in JKUT to Lubana Biradaris, which is being implemented in other states of the country.
Iqbal Singh said that Manoj Sinha expressed his interest in addressing the above mentioned genuine and legitimate demands of the Sikh community as soon as possible.
He also appreciated the role of the elected members of various DGPCs in putting the problems of the microscopic Sikh community in JKUT in the right perspective.