IIOJK Handicapped Association takes out protest rally

Jammu, March 13 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Handicapped Association took out a protest rally in Jammu and projected their demands. The Association also warned the gherao of the Civil Secretariat on Tuesday if the demands are not redressed.

A large number of handicapped persons assembled near Dogra Chowk, Jammu, and continued their protest. President of the Association Abdul Rasheed Butt led the protest.

Later, the protestors marched towards the Divisional Commissioner Office near Panama Chowk and presented a memorandum of demands to the Additional Divisional Commissioner, Jammu.

While speaking, Abdul Rashid Butt demanded implementation of Disabilities Act 2016 with their rules in IIOJK, special recruitment drive for qualified disabled persons, enhancement in monthly honorarium from Rs 1000 to Rs 4000 and vertical reservation for persons with disabilities in all Government jobs.

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