Delegation led by Delhi MLA meets Governor

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Srinagar, July 13: A 5 member delegation led by Sh. Manjinder Singh Sirsa, MLA Delhi Legislative Assembly, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.
         The delegation apprised Governor about the hardships being faced by the Sikh community in J&K, particularly by the migrated Sikh families from Pak Occupied J&K (POJK). They demanded grant of minority status to the Sikhs; implementation of “Anand Marriage Act” for marriage registration of Sikhs; relief package for Sikhs displaced from POJK and those affected due to militancy in the Valley; reservation for displaced Sikhs families in Govt. jobs, school and college admissions; employment packages for the Sikhs; updating registration list of displaced Sikh families; reservation of seats in Legislative Assembly; provision of housing colonies for DPs; renaming Sikh Displaced Persons as ‘Sikh Migrants’ and one time settlement of DPs as per compensation package calculated on the guidelines of Joint Parliamentary Committee of Home Affairs’ Report No. 183.
         The delegation also expressed grave concern over the attempted forceful conversion of a Sikh girl studying in IUST, Awantipora.
         Governor assured the delegation that the issues raised by them would receive due consideration.

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