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Business group calls for Jammu bandh on Monday

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An organisation representing the business community in the region today gave a call for a Jammu bandh, alleging the state failed to meet their demands, including the deportation of Rohingya refugees.

President of the Chamber of Commerce & Industryof Jammu (CCIJ) Rakesh Gupta said the did not heed their demands of deporting Rohingya Muslims living in the region and declaring the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh as a holiday.

He said members of the business community will observe a complete, peaceful shutdown on Monday to protest against the

Gupta said they would launch an indefinite shutdown if the state government did not meet their demands by Navratri.

He claimed Rohingya Muslims do not come under the definition of refugees and the UNHRC cards issued to them are not valid in J&K.

He said the CCIJ was "dissatisfied" with the slow pace of land for AIIMS at Vijaypur which was sanctioned two years ago.

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First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 17:02 IST