J&K Gujjars raise political reservation with Shinde

An organisation of Gujjars and Bakerwals demanded political reservation for the community in the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council and in three-tier Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir.

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2012, 21:26 PM IST

Jammu: An organisation of Gujjars and Bakerwals on Friday demanded political reservation for the community in the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council and in three-tier Panchayati Raj in Jammu and Kashmir.
"We have raised the issue with the Union Home Minister (Sushiklumar Shinde)," Akhil Bhartiya Gujjar Mahasaba (ABGM) president Ishtaq-ur-Rahman Poswal told reporters here.
"We also demanded special recruitment drive in police and in other security forces for members of the community," he said.

PTI