|EARLY TIMRES REPORT|
JAMMU, Aug 12: Dogra Brahman Pratinidhi Sabha Parade today appealed to the new Lt Governor Jammu & Kashmir Manoj Sinha to come out with executive order for performing all official and administrative work in Hindi. “Since erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir has now become Union Territory, as per its being a Union Territory all administrative and officials meetings and issuance of further orders should be in Hindi language,” said Ved Parkash Sharma, president of DBPS, while addressing an important meeting with office bearers and active members of the Sabha here today by maintaining social distancing.
Sharma said that in Delhi and also in Chandigarh, long established as Union Territories, the official work is performed in Hindi. “Hindi is a beautiful language combining in it all elements of national integration which is the need of the hour,” he added. Senior member Advocate P C Sharma came out with suggestion to increase the circle of Sanskrit language and to double the efforts to popularize the same. He appealed the community members to impose self-motivated guest control on marriages and other functions due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Several resolutions were passed on the occasion which included declaration of holiday on 23rd of September on account of Maharaja Hari Singh’s birth anniversary, setting up of minority commission in UT J&K. They further demanded that Srinagar Airport should be named after Major Som Nath Sharma, India’s first Param Vir Chakra winner. Virendar Mohan Magotra, Satyanand Sharma, Subash Shastri, Advocate Chander Mohan Sharma, Advocate Devki Nandan Pandotra, and several others were present in the meeting.