Handicapped people in IIOJK threaten self-immolation

Jammu, March 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the handicapped persons, under the Jammu and Kashmir Handicapped Association, have threatened to commit self-immolation in case the authorities do not accede to their demands.

According to Kashmir Media Service, members of the organisation said that they had been demanding hike in pension for the disabled persons to Rs 3,000 per month.

Abdul Rashid Butt, President of the Association, said that they had been demanding reservation for the handicapped persons in the government jobs.

He said that they would protest outside the Indian Parliament in case the demands are not met and would be forced to take extreme step of self-immolation in case the authorities did not wake up

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