x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Air ticket from Jammu to Srinagar costs 24K per person | ‘Delimitation doesn’t mean victory for BJP in forthcoming polls’ | Blue-eyed employees posted for years together at Central, Head Offices | Released from detention, NC leaders stay away from party meetings | With politicians in jail, KAS officer decongests Anantnag town | Ayurvedic Dispensary Mallan Dessa in Doda without staff, people suffer | DySP Davinder Singh case: NIA conducts raid in Pulwama | With no bridge at Darsoo, locals risk lives to cross river Tawi | Kashmiri Pandits missing ‘Salam’ with Muslim brethren of Kashmir | YLAJ seeks amendment of JK Special Recruitment Rules | 1 Pakistani Army soldier killed after Indian Army retaliates | Kashmir celebrates 'Hairath' with religious fervour | Forces step up surveillance along highways to thwart attacks | Snow clearance operation started on Srinagar-Leh road, Kashmir highway through | Man’s death fuels coronavirus speculations in Ladakh; UT administration assuages concerns | Police arrest man with JeM links in Budgam | As predicted by Early Times, wet outfield ruins day 2 | Maha Shivratri celebrated at JSS | GCEJ observes international mother tongue day | Being constantly overlooked for national team hurt me, admits Parvez Rasool | Sub standard material used in Basket Ball court’s construction, SDM stops work | Bharti Public School celebrates Annual Day | CLUJ celebrates Matribhasha Day | Martyr Captain Tushar Mahajan Memorial Trust honors Sahira | Govt keeping close vigil, no case of coronavirus so far in JK | Missing ballot papers resurface during recount in Ari Mardan Shah Panchayat | Mohalla Sheikha without power over a month | Work of Andorlla Bridge lying incomplete since 2014 | De-Criminalisation of Electoral Politics | Plight of Junior Assistant Migrants | Sedition no freedom of speech | Build underground bunkers, demand Kupwara sarpanchs | Absconder arrested in Thanamandi | Food Safety Department fines five defaulters | Sunny day in Srinagar after 2 days of rain, snow in Kashmir | Over 61 kg poppy straw recovered, 3 arrested | ACD visits block Khoon | Tributes paid to Capt Tushar Mahajan on his 4th Martyrdom day | DDC asks banks to provide KCC to all farmers | Kishtwar Youth criticize AFCONS for not providing employment | Army construct playground for Border youth near LoC | Banquet organized on Shivratri in Gangyal | Collective efforts needed to ensure deserving avail benefits of central schemes: MD ICDS | SMVDU researcher presents paper at Singapore conference | Gurez avalanche: No trace of missing student as operation enters 6th day | Shah sets up Law Firm, invites Associates | Free NEET Foundation Course concludes | Woman duped of Rs 22 lakh by online fraudsters | 4 day Shivratri festival commences at Peer Kho | DIC Udhampur organizes Cultural event at Khoon | People friendly anti-militancy ops have yielded results in J-K: Lt Gen Dhillon | ''Prasad Sewa'' started for pilgrims near Vaishno Devi shrine | New born girl found dead in drain | 3 day research methodology workshop concludes at JU | Residents of Bhour Camp celebrate Shivratri | Kerni appointed BJPMandal president | Back Issues  
 
news details
GCPF-J demands 'Equal Rights and Equal Laws for All
8/7/2018 11:11:14 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Aug 7: A meeting of General Category Peoples' Welfare Forum Jammu (GCPF-J) was held today under the chairmanship of Raj Kumar Banathia, Chairman of the Forum.
Addressing the meeting Banathia stressed upon the Government of India to take legal and constitutional steps for the correction of discriminatory rules and laws, injustices pertaining General category peoples.
He demanded, 'Equal Rights and Equal Laws for All'. People must be provided equal opportunities and equal participation in every sphere of life, irrespective of their caste, class and religion and the concept of creamy layer in reservation be implemented to provide justice to the poor, needy and deserving people.
He said that rights to any particular community should not be denied or curtailed because of their forefathers deeds/addressing the meeting Yash Paul Sharma, President of the Forum, expressed concern over the continuation of Article 35-A, which was added through a cabinet note, without the proper consent of Parliament of India by Pt. Nehru's cabinet. Article 35-A has been challenged in Hon'ble Supreme Court of India. Article 35-A has no legal validity and could be deleted from-the constitution through a cabinet decision.
Sharma said that Article 35-A is discriminatory and is against the spirit of justice as it debars nonresidents and living residing in since 1947 from buying land or property. Mr. Sharma, strongly condemned people, issuing threats and supporting 35-A.
Som Nath Sharma, General Secretary of the Forum said that there is something fundamentally wrong with our political parties which bartered everything for the sake of votes and support illegal entry of Bangladeshis & Rohingyas into country.
He demanded, deportation of these illegal people to the native countries as they are threat to the unity & integrity of the nation.
V.K. Sharma, Vice-President of the Forum appealed to the Governor of J&K State to hike the medical allowance of the pensioners from Rs.300/- to Rs.3000/- p.m.
In the meeting, Bhushan Pargal, Deepak Khajuria, Vinay Kumar, Jagdish Dogra, Vivek Kumar, Kewal Krishan also expressed their views.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU