Speaker LA, ex-BJP MLAs seek strengthening of VDC, mobile bunkers in erstwhile Doda

Srinagar: A BJP delegation led by speaker Legislative Assembly (LA) Dr Nirmal Singh on Wednesday urged Governor Satya Pal Malik to strengthen the security apparatus, including Village Defence Committees (VDCs) and provision of mobile bunkers in erstwhile Doda region of Jammu division.
An official spokesman said here this afternoon that a delegation comprising Dr Singh, Shakti Parihar, former Minister and Daleep Singh, former MLA, met Governor Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar and Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh were present on the occasion.
The delegation expressed its concern regarding growing threats to the safety and security of people, illegal encroachments on forest land, and incidences of bovine smuggling in the erstwhile Doda region. It demanded strengthening of the security apparatus including VDC and provision of mobile bunkers.
The Governor assured the delegation due consideration of its demands.