BY MOHD MAJID MALIK ,BHADERWAH , APR 08—-Several organisations in Bhaderwah have extended their support to Anna Hazare, veteran social worker, who has launched a crusade against rampant corruption in the country and resorted to fast unto death at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi .All Political and Non political Forum Bhaderwah here has expressed its solidarity and whole hearted support to Anna Hazare, for his demand for appointing a joint committee comprising civil society members and the Union Cabinet Ministers to draft a comprehensive Jan Lok Pal Bill.A strong protest and demonstration today held at historical Sari Bazaar Bhaderwah today attended by Koshal Dogra ,Satish Kotwal ,Anoop Kotwal ,Mohd Majid Malik ,Ch Mohd Iqbal ,Ab Hafeez Khateeb ,Nisar Ahmed Tak ,Mohd Iqbal Tak ,Saleem Wani ,Manjeet Razdan and others has demanded constitution of Lok Pal, with immense powers to take actions against all those indulging in corrupt practices, including the Prime Minister and all the Cabinet Ministers as well as other high ups. The Forum has demanded drafting of a similar bill for J&K State, where too Lok Pal should be constituted. The Forum further assailed the State Government for making the J&K Accountability Commission non-functional.
The Forum has also criticized over 100 percent hike in the salaries and perks of Chief Minister, other ministers, legislators and pension and other benefits to the former legislators. While supporting the demand of Hazare, the members of the Working journalist Association Bhaderwah also participated in demonstration Addressing the demonstrators, Speakers in the protest said that all people of Bhaderwah is extending its full support to Hazare who has gone on fast unto death to press for constitution of Lok Pal in the country to tackle the growing corruption. Speakers has also appealed the Prime Minister to consider the demand of veteran social leader in the interest of people of the country by introducing anti corruption bill..