Business Community Of Rajouri Not To Open Shops Unless Compensation Is Provided To Effected Shopkeepers: Jammu Chamber

SRINAGAR, Sep 16: A meeting of the Office bearers of Chamber of Commerce & Industry was held today at Chamber House. The meeting was chaired by Sh. Sham Lal Langer, Sr. Vice President and attended by Sh. Deepak Aggarwal, Jr. Vice President, Sh. Arun Gupta, Secretary General, Sh. Rahul Mahajan, Secretary and Sh. Ashu Gupta Treasurer.

The officer bearers present in the meeting condemned the incident of  torching  of business establishments of a particular community at Rajouri on 14th September 2016 especially M/s  Kusum Pen Store owned by Sh. Ashwani Sharma, M/s Rakesh Wool Centre and M/s Prince Ways and also some other business establishments which were ransacked and damaged by miscreants and anti-national elements over there.

The meeting also demanded that the goons / anti-national elements involved in this incident be booked and put behind the bars immediately and the people whose shops/ property has been gutted/ damaged in the incident be provided adequate compensation without any further delay.  

The Chamber also requests the administration to take some strong steps to restore normalcy in the Rajouri district.

Arun Gupta Secretary General talked to Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh and apprised him about the decision of the business community of Rajouri not to open their business establishments unless and until the compensation is provided to the effected shopkeepers and the goons / anti-national elements involved in the incident are not booked/arrested and put behind the bars.

Dr. Nirmal Singh assured that he will personally look into the matter and adequate compensation will be given to the effected shopkeepers and we will see that the goons who have done this coward act are put behind the bars.



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