Rashtriya Sikh Sangat members meet JK Governor

Jammu: A delegation of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat (RSS), led by its President Jaswant Singh, today met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra and discussed various issues related to the Sikh community in the state.

The delegation presented its demands related to the extension of National Commission of Minorities jurisdiction to J&K, expeditious distribution of relief under PM’s package for displaced persons of 1947, 1965 and 1971 and Chhamb sector, an official spokesman said.

He said that the delegation also demanded representation of Sikhs in political posts, appointment of a Sikh Judge and grant of relief for a Jammu-based Sikh family whose two members died in the Nepal Earthquake last year.

They also demanded facilities for Jammu migrants and relief for Sikh victims of 1984 and 1989 riots, the spokesman said.

The Governor observed that their demands would be taken up with the authorities concerned, he said.