20 Aug :Jammu University Teachers’ Association (JUTA) today hosted the interaction of the press with the section of the intellectuals. The speakers who addressed the press included Dr. Jitender Singh, the famous medico and diabetologist, Sh. A. K. Sawhney, the editor and advocate and Sh. Sohail Kazami, the secretary of the press club of Jammu.
The interaction was preceded by the briefs by Dr. Singh, who in his introductory remarks very clearly took up the issues of present and future course of agitation, the coverage of the press both print and electronic media at the national level and the role of intellectuals. He mentioned why the national media especially electronic did not cover the events of the agitation in first 30 days. Sh. Sawhney being a law man advocated the legal viewpoint as well as the various orders of the govt. in context of the land transfer and their legal implications. He did mentioned about the PIL which will strengthen the present mode of agitation. Sh. Kazami in his brief remarks mentioned the role of press and Muslims in the present agitation.
At the end question answer session was taken up and everybody present was of the opinion that agitation is non communal peaceful and it will succeed to achieve its goal.