LG warns stringent action against those disturbing communal harmony
Srinagar: A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi (SADD) today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan here and submitted a memorandum demanding protection of rights of the women of Sikh community, implementation of Inter-religious Marriage Act, and a legal mechanism of judicial testimonies for interfaith marriages in the region.
The Lt Governor, while listening to the issues of the delegation led by S. Paramjit Singh Sarna, president SADD, observed that the government of J&K is committed to protecting the rights of women and minorities in the UT and appropriate measures shall be taken to safeguard their interests.
“Jammu & Kashmir has remained home to diverse religious and cultural beliefs which have deeply enriched its pluralistic ethos. Stringent action will be taken against those who are disturbing the peaceful tradition of communal harmony and brotherhood in the region,” said the LG.
Members of Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee; United Sikh Forum and social activists were also present on the occasion, an official press release informed.