Social Activist Mohd Arshad Chowdhary demanded divisional status for Pirpanjal region. While interacting he said J&K Govt. headed by honorable Governor Sh. Satya Pal Malik of the state has created a third division Ladakh in the state which is an appreciable decision.
But being with the part in every perspective Pirpanjal region has the right to have divisional status. He said that Pirpanjal region consists of Rajouri and Poonch district having border area, where people are suffering from militancy, border shelling and are deprived of many basic needs. People of these region have been losing their lives in hundreds due to border shelling and also losing their livestock’s often which can hamper them mentally as well as economically.
He said that population of Ladakh region is only 2.5 lakh with respect to the population of Pirpanjal region which is more than 15 lakhs. He said that instead of most of legislature of the region being in ruling party every time they too failed to get the divisional status for the region. He requested the Government to consider the matter and give divisional status and justice to Pirpanjal region.