Porbandar observes bandh over APMCC head`s indefinite strike
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 23:51
Ahmedabad: Porbandar observed bandh in support of the indefinite hunger strike by a leader of a displaced Kashmiri Pandits body on Sunday.

The bandh was supported by the Porbandar District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, besides the Porbandar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

All Parties' Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) chairman Vinod Pandit is on an indefinite fast at Porbandar since January 30 in support of the outfit's demands which include dialogue with Pakistan for facilitating visits to Shardha Peeth Temple in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

"Porbandar observed a bandh today in support of APMCC chairman Vinod Pandit's indefinite hunger strike, which entered the twelfth day today.

"The Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government should consider our six-point charter of demands," APMCC national spokesperson Bharati told a news agency.

Other major demands of the outfit are establishment of a Shardha Peeth University in Jammu and Kashmir, passing of the pending Kashmir Temples and Shrines Bill by the J&K Assembly and a special employment package for non-migrant Hindus.

The bill seeks to set up a board to preserve temples and shrines.


First Published: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 23:03

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