Srinagar, Feb 7: Former Deputy Chief Minister of J&K Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Lieutenant Governor J&K Manoj Sinha for granting reservation to Pahari community of Jammu and Kashmir.
He also praised those parties and individuals who raised the issue and fought for the rights of the community.
Speaking with KNS, he said the move has turned into a reality due to strenuous efforts of country's present leadership led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I am very thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and LG Manoj Sinha for giving reservation to Pahari community of J&K," Baig said. He said besides all those parties and individuals who raised this matter in the past and brought it to higher ups for consideration deserve praises.