Will do justice with minorities if voted to power: Altaf Bukhari
JAMMU: Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari said that his Party will do justice to the minorities if voted to power in Jammu and Kashmir.
Altaf Bukhari assured the delegation led by District President Minority Cell, Dalbir Singh that he would do justice to the minorities in Jammu and Kashmir for their social, political, and educational upliftment.
On this occasion, the Apni Party Senior Vice President, Ghulam Hassan Mir, and Provincial President, Jammu, S. Manjit Singh were also present in the meeting with the delegation of Apni Perty’s minority cell.
In this meeting, the delegation held a threadbare discussion regarding the Sikh community and the protection of the cultural heritage of the minorities in Jammu and Kashmir.
They informed that the Punjabi language is being spoken by a large section of people in Jammu and Kashmir irrespective of regional or religious identity.
“The language is a binding force for the communities and therefore, it must be promoted and recognized as one of the official languages in Jammu and Kashmir,” the deputation informed the Apni Party President, during their meeting.
They also demanded reservation of two Legislative Assembly seats i.e., one each in Jammu Region and Kashmir Region.
After hearing them, Altaf Bukhari assured his Party’s commitment towards the upliftment of minorities in Jammu and Kashmir.
As far as the demand for the Punjabi language is concerned, he assured the delegation that the Punjabi language would be considered, and it is on the agenda of the Apni Party.
Extending his support, he said that the demand for two Legislative Assembly seats should be accepted by granting two Legislative Assembly seats each in the Jammu and Kashmir Regions to the Sikh Community.