Jammu and Kashmir Gujjars plea UN for food Security under WFP

Published on 14 March 2010

In a significant move against poverty, the Scheduled Tribes Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday appealed the United Nation to provide food security to more than six lakh nomadic families of their tribe under "World Food Programme" (WFP) as they are suffering from intense food-deficit due to low-income and deficiency of resources. In a written request to UN Secretary General with an appeal to Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of "World Food Programme" (WFP) (..) it was urged upon to cover the nomadic Gujjars and Bakerwals residing in Kashmir under UN Food Programme for India.

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