Hindu temples, shrines valuable assets of Kashmiri society: Rana
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Feb 8: Describing Hindu shines and temples as valuable treasure and symbol of Kashmir’s pluralistic ethos, Provincial President National Conference Jammu, Devender Singh Rana on Friday called for building a consensus in getting through the Kashmiri Hindu Shrines and Religious Places (Management and Regulation) Bill in the state legislature.
Addressing a gathering of Kashmiri Pandits here this morning, Rana said the issue requires to be deliberated upon threadbare by the community as also the entire political spectrum for building consensus and facilitating its expeditious passage.
Rana eulogized role of Kashmiri Pandits in the socio-economic reconstruction of the State and particularly referred to their immense contribution in intellectual development and spread of academics in the Valley. He said the community has left an indelible mark in the field of education which is still recognized.
The Provincial President elaborately dwelt on the initiatives taken by the coalition government for improving the living conditions of migrants and referred to the construction of tenements, increase in the relief, provision of jobs to unemployed in a time bound manner and creating avenues of progress and prosperity of the displaced community.
Referring to the issues raised by the community leaders, Rana said the government is seized of these and all possible steps are being taken to enhance the living conditions of the migrant population.
In this context, he referred to the increase in the monthly relief and special package for employment of the educated youth.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 8 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 8 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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