Panthers party holds protest in Delhi to press for AIIMS in Jammu

panthersTo press for the demand of setting up an AIIMS in Jammu the leaders of National Panthers Party held a demonstration near the Parliament house in Delhi. More than 500 party workers and activists led by former minister Harshdev Singh and president Young Panthers Yashpal Kundal took out a procession which was not allowed by Delhi police to move towards the parliament. The police had set up barricades in front of the parliament house police station.

The protesters accused the coalition government, and the union government of ditching the cause of Jammu region, and failing the people who had voted for them in large numbers. The protest march started at jantar mantar, and Panthers leaders said that they will continue their demonstration till discrimination with Jammu did not stop. They also demanded that a formal order should be issued by the union government announcing the setting up of AIIMS else the agitation in Jammu region will begin again.

While refusing to question the decision of the AIIMS Coordination Committee of postponing the three day bandh the Panthers party said that they will keep a watch on the situation, and would not allow politicians to hoodwink the people of Jammu. Harshdev singh said that Panthers Party does not trust BJP as it has made a lot of u-turns to come to power in Jammu and Kashmir. The party also demanded early delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir to bring parity between the two regions of the state.

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