VDC Members expressed gratitude to PM Narendra Modi Ji, Home Minister Shri Amit Shah Ji & Sunil Sharma for orders of restoration of village defence committees.
Village defence committees across Jammu region were facing several hardships recently as rumours of disband and other issues were being witnessed, and adding to this their salaries were also with held for the last 01 year. Where as the aggrieved Members of the village defence committe approached several Political / Social leaders for the redressel of the issue, and finally with the efforts of Ex Minister and present General Secretary of BJP JKUT Sunil Sharma took a keen interest regarding this matter, which finally met to the justice yesterday, when official orders from the ministry of home was issued regarding all the norms, procedure and salary of the village defence committees, The letter which was addressed to the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir titled as revised scheme of village defence groups (VDG”s)
In this regard The VDC members particularly from Doda- Bhaderwah- Kishtwar felicitated ex minister Sunil Sharma at BJP hqrs Jammu and expressed their joy and sentiments for this important decision.
Addressing the VDC members Sharma said that we have been into this since from the day one and can feel the sensitivity and importance of the matter as coming from a Millitancy effected district of Jammu and Kashmir, we have seen the dedication and importance of village defence committees, who even laid their lives to protect the minorities.
And after apprising the Home Minister Amit Shah an immediate decision was taken in this regard to further strengthen the groups to ensure peace and security of the JKUT.