Jammu: A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu here at the Raj Bhavan.
The delegation led by Vibod Gupta, former MLC comprising of Sat Sharma, former Minister; Ajay Bharti, former MLC and Dr. Narinder Singh, Vice President, BJP apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of public importance.
They submitted a memorandum of demands pertaining to identification and earmarking of cremation land for the cremation of COVID related deaths; social audit of the COVID related funds and enhancement of ex-Gratia to the two relatives of a Coronavirus patient who died while performing last rites of the deceased. They also demanded high level inquiry into these deaths for the fact finding of the incident and fix responsibility for the negligence.
The Lt Governor, while interacting with the members of the delegation, observed that the UT Administration is taking every possible measure to contain the deadly virus, while making sure that people do not face undue inconvenience in the process.
He assured them that all the genuine demands and issues put forth by them would be looked into meticulously for their early redressal and urged them to continue their endeavours towards promoting public welfare.