|Early Times Report|
Vijaypur, Dec 1: Former Minister and District Congress Committee, President, Samba, Manjit Singh on Sunday appealed Government to redress issues of the agitating advocates in the interest of people.
The former Minister was speaking at a monthly Congress workers meeting where he expressed his serious concern over the lingering-on of the agitation of advocates. "The advocates are protesting for the rights of common man and the Government must give ear to their demands," said Singh while speaking at the party meeting.
Extending support to the protesting lawyers, Manjit Singh said that the Government should leave adamant attitude and accept what is being demanded by the advocates in the interest of general public.
"People are suffering since courts are closed and no work is going on in view of the strike. People in large number facing problem and it does not seem that Government is keen to the stalemate," he said.
Referring to the local issue, District Congress Committee, President, Samba said, Geology and Mining Department has stopped work in their district which has added to the problem of people and hence, they have to buy construction material from Kathua.
"The department should allow mining in district samba, while expressing concern. He said that the crops have also damaged and worst sufferer is 'Basmati' due to rains. The Government should declare it natural calamity and help the farmers financially.those who address the meeting Regd. Col Swaran Singh , Trith Bhagat ,Block president vijaypur mohan Lal Sharma, Block president Ch. Bachan Lal, Block President Bari Brahmana Baba Ram Bhagat, Bharat Bushan, Madan Lal Chalotra, Pushpa Raj, Sarpanch vijaypur Joginder Lal, Ex. Sarpanch Balwant Singh Nagra.