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Akali delegation to discuss J&K Sikhs with Rajnath, Mehbooba

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

said on Thursday that a high-level delegation of the party will meet and Chief Minister soon to apprise them of the problems being faced by the community in J&K.

In a statement here, said the delegation will urge both the leaders to get these issues resolved soon.

gave this assurance to a visiting delegation of Sikhs from the troubled state in

The delegation pointed out that the government was completely ignoring the community.

They said the youth from the state were excluded from the Prime Minister's employment package for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits, the Anand Marriage Act was not yet implemented there and the state did not have a

The delegation said the Sikh community was facing many serious problems, including non-recognition as a minority community in the state because of which they were not getting the facilities meant for the minorities neither were they getting any benefit in government recruitments.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:00 IST