Chandigarh: Seeking for a positive response & hoping for best possible answer to their demands, the protest march conducted by family members of martyrs from Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh, today arrived at Chandigarh. The protest march will be conducted under the banner of an organisation “Shahidon Ki Aawaaz Kalyaan Sangh”. At here, they paid homage to the martyrs at Shaheed Smarak at Sector 3 and declared their further action plan. The protest march was started on 23 March from Khatkar Kalan and will be completed with an open meeting on 10 april at New Delhi.
After reaching at new Delhi a huge rally will also be conducted at “Jantar-Mantar” by the family members of martyrs. The president of organization conducting the protest march Sh. Vijay Sanghwan, Chief Secretary Satyavir Singh Dhangi, Senior Vice President Delhi Master Manjit Singh, Captain Jai Pal Singh Chandigarh, Raj Singh Malik, Bhim singh Jakhar HAryana, Mangeram Verma Punjab, Vijender Singh Rajsthana and Rajesh Kumar from Himachal Pradesh addressed the press after paying homage to the martyrs and said that the martyrs are pride for the nation who laid down their today for our tomorrow.
He appealed to all the family members of martyrs and to the general public to be a part of this protest march.
Explaining about the survival difficulties of martyrs’ families, Sh. Vijay Sanghwan said that the demands given by them have not been looked by any of the Govt. As on now, the protest march has travelled to approximate 100 KMs and on 10th April after covering a distance of 400 KMs, the protest march will reach at New Delhi, then a meeting will be conducted at “Jantar-Mantar” to shake the Govt.
Explaining about the demands he said that it includes, financial assistance worth Rs.1 crore by State / Centre Govt., Reserved seats in assembly, providing jobs as per educational eligibility, naming the buildings, parks, roads on the name of martyrs, free travelling facility to commute through bus / Train and to provided other livelihood means, so that they could survive with pride & dignity.