MoS interacts with members of OBC community, LBA

Port Blair
18 Aug 2017

The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Krishan Pal Gurjar attended a programme on Swachcha Bharath Abhiyan at Garacharama, Ward No:18 on Friday.  The Minister held a meeting with the OBC community and discussed various burning issues related to Local Born Association (LBA) of these Islands.  Dr. Prem Kishen, Chairman, Local Born Association, Mr Mahinder Pal, Organising Secretary(OBC),  Mr B. Eswar Rao, Chairperson, PBMC, Mr N.K.Udaya Kumar, Sr. Vice Chairperson, Mr Dharmender Narayan, Jr. Vice Chairperson, Smti Rubana Aziz, Ward Councillor, other Councillors, BJP Workers, party leaders and general public were present in the meeting. 
Major among other issues raised in the meeting include increase in reservation quota in Govt. job for OBC category and approval for implementation of Inner Land permit. After a comprehensive discussion, the Minister assured to take up the issues with the Prime Minister of India.  A memorandum of demands was also submitted to the Minister on the occasion.