UKSPF delegation meets Additional CS, DC Sgr, DIG central Kmr

Apprise them of situation of Sikh community post killing of two teachers

Apprise them of situation of Sikh community post killing of two teachers

Srinagar, Oct 09 (KNS): A delegation of Kashmiri Sikhs under the banner of UKSPF, led by its chairman Baldev Singh Raina met Additional Chief Secretary Atul Dullo, DIG Central Sujit Kumar and deputy commissioner  Srinagar, Aijaz Asad in Civil Secretariat and presented them with the situation of Kashmiri Sikhs arising post killing of Sikh lady Supinder Kour and Deepak Chand.

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), at the start of the meeting Sant Pal Singh president (GPC Budgam) informed the quorum that after the killing of Supinder Kour there is a continuous threat perception to the masses of micro minority community (Sikhs) and the community is very depressed about the step-motherly treatment by the authorities.

“Some of the decisions of the government which were taken yesterday viz issuing of the orders by the District Development Commissioners to their subordinate offices, to furnish the data of employees belonging to particular minority community within a day

has led to the feeling of fear psychosis among the Sikh community as their security and safety is of utmost concern,” reads the statement.

It reads that giving a patient hearing to it Additional Chief Secretary assured the delegates that whatever orders, relief and relaxations are passed by the authorities will cover all the minorities including Sikhs of Kashmir.

It reads Jagdev Singh (Vice President GPC) Baramulla impressed upon the authorities that impartial enquiry and probe should be conducted so as to book the culprits, who committed the heinous crime of killing the innocent young Sikh lady Principal and justice should be delivered within a short period of time.

The Delegates informed the authority that the Sikh Community in Kashmir is grieved over the heinous assassination of Supinder Kour & Mr Deepak Chand.

“It further demanded the immediate justice in a fast-track Court. The delegation strongly demanded the adequate compensation to the Next of Kin of the deceased along with a suitable compassionate job to one of their family members.”

As per the statement, Tejpal Singh Secretary (GPC) Baramulla informed the authorities that there are 132 villages inhabited by Sikhs

and as such their safety and security is of the utmost responsibility of the state.

Replying to this DIG Surjit Kumar said that they will take a review meeting and necessary arrangements would be made.

It reads that DDC Srinagar Ajiaz Asad after listening to the delegates said that all their demands are genuine and assured its

redressal within short period of time.

As per the statement Additional Chief Secretary Atal Dullo assured the delegates that the sikhs are also covered under the different relaxations and relief given to the minorities post recent killing scenario. (KNS)

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