KALAKOTE: Gujjar and Bakkarwal Jirga was organised at Kalakote by a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of the Counter Insurgency Force (Uniform) at Mohugala on 22 Feb 2012.
350 people from Gujjar and Bakkarwal community attended the function. Medical assistance along with free medicines and lunch were also provided on the occasion, many eminent personalities from civil administration graced the rally.
The grievances of the community were also heard and solutions were provided. Mr. Shahid Iqbal, IAS, SDM Naoshera, Koushal Kumar Sharma , ASP Naoshera, Mr, KD Bhagat, SHO Kalakote attended the function and appreciated the efforts of the Army for providing a common platform for interaction between govt officials & people staying in far flung areas.
Many prominent personalities of this communities were honoured for their contribution towards bringing normalcy to the area once infested with militancy. The jirga reiterated its commitment to fight against anti national elements and ensure the growth and prosperity of its community in particular and the region in general.