Jammu, June 6: The AIIMS Coordination Committee held its meeting today at Chamber House Rail Head Complex Jammu under the Chairmanship of Sh. Abhinav Sharma President High Court Bar Association Jammu in presence of President Chamber of Commerce & Industry Sh. Rakesh Gupta, Sr. Vice President CCI, Sh. Sham Lal Langer, Jr. Vice President CCI, Sh. Deepak Aggarwal, Secretary General CCI Sh. Arun Gupta, Secretary CCI Sh. Rahul Mahajan and Sh. Zorawar Singh, Secretary General Press Club Jammu.
The committee reviewed the whole situation arising out of the indifferent attitude of the government by not mitigating the genuine demands of people of Jammu. The meeting was also attended by all the constituents representing different Trades, Industry, Civil Society, Intellectuals and Social Organizations.
During the discussions it was felt amply clear that the foundation of the present collation government was based on discrimination with Jammu for which the alliance agenda is a testimony. It was unanimously decided to intensify the agitation against the discrimination with the people of Jammu province ever since India got Independence. It was voiced by one and all that we shall go to any extent for the honour and dignity of People of Jammu which may include chain hunger strike next week, Dharnas infront of Ministers and MLAs’ houses as well as their gherao and if necessary Jammu province will go for an indefinite shutdown as has been done before so that the genuine and logical demands of the people of Jammu meet justice. It was also decided that any one from the political parties can support the coordination committee but not as a political party but as a responsible citizen of Jammu.
The Chairman Coordination committee Sh. Abhinav Sharma announced that district level committees be made as a part of ongoing agitation and designated Sh. Narayan Singh, President Amar Khatriya Rajpur Sabha as incharge district Kathua, Advocate Sh. B.S. Salathia, Ex President High Court Bar Association as incharge district Rajouri, Prof. Hari Om Sr. BJP Leader as incharge district Poonch, Sh. M.S. Katoch, Working President Jammu Provincial Peoples Forum as incharge Udhampur. The Chamber of Commerce & Industry shall be the incharge of convening meetings with all districts traders associations at the same time.
It was also announced by the coordination committee that a Finance Management committee to arrange funds to take this agitation forward and such committee comprising of by Sh. K.B Jandial Retd. IAS Officer and former member J&K Public Service Commission, Judge Pavitar Singh, Retd. Distt. & sessions Judge, President Jammu Provincial Peoples Forum and Sh. Sham Lal Langer, Sr. Vice President Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Before the meeting was concluded two minutes silence was observed to condole the sad demise of Sh. Jagjeet Singh at Gadigarh.