Jummities never demand Dogra VC for Central University:JPPF
Addressing a press conference in Jammu, the Chairman JPPF Th. Pavitter Singh and other leaders of the forum stated that neither Jammu Province People’s Forum nor any other political, socio-cultural, trade and student organization of Jammu has ever demanded a person from Jammu city alone or even a Dogra to be appointed as Vice Chancellor of Central University Jammu.
Leaders of JPPF said that all sections of people from Jammu, cutting across party lines, belonging to different communities had only objected to the proposal and latter to the appointment of Prof. Amitabh Mattoo as Vice Chancellor Central University Jammu.
They were insisting on appointment of a person belonging to any community and from any sub-region of
They alleged that the opposition to Prof. Mattoo’s appointment as such was prompted by his male administration, irregularities, partisan attitude, financial irregularities and corrupt practices in the
Leaders said that it is ironical that the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is unaware of the competence and high caliber of persons from
JPPF highly appreciate the protests lodged by MLAs from
They demanded immediate appointment of a competent local person at the post and make the university functional without loss of any more time. Already one academic session has been lost.
JPPF appreciated the Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla’s announcement of conferring Dogra certificates to the people from
The leaders also appreciated the exemplary unity displayed by legislators from Jammu region cutting across party lines in raising their voice against discriminations with the region in selection in professional institutes, appointments on government jobs and in development etc. as well as raising a strong voice for settlement of the problems of refugees.
JPPF appeals to all the parties, forums and groups to rise above narrow considerations and join hands to support and advocate the cause of
The other who addressed the Press Conference included Inderjeet Khajuria, President Jammu Hoteliers Association, Narayan Singh President Rajput Sabha, Yash Pal Gupta, President Federation of Commerce and Industries Jammu, VP Sharma, M.L Sharma, Uday Chand of Duggar Pradesh, Kuldeep Luthra of VHP, S.Gajan Singh, President Gurdwara Committee, Virender Jain, Bhatia, Bhagat, Dev Raj Badu, Pawan Gupta, Amrit Mangotra and S. Gajan Singh, a leading transporter.
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