REASI: ‘Bakkarwal Jirga’ was organized by Rashtriya Rifles Battalion at Barakh on 06 Mar 2012 under Op Sadbhavana to approach local populace from remote areas of Reasi district. The Jirga was inaugurated by GOC,Uniform Force.
On the occasion a cultural program was held, several motivational stalls were established and refreshments provided with an aim to provide a platform for interaction aimed at bringing cohesiveness amongst the Gujjar and Bakkarwals. More than of 1250 Bakkkarwals & Gujjars from all over Reasi District attended the program.
Mohd Ibrahim, Sarpanch of Barakh speaking for all the people of Barak expressed gratitude for Army authorities for organizing the event and giving the communities an opportunity to interact. The Jirga drew an unprecedented and overwhelming response from the local populace.
The successful completion of this event will result in fostering closer relationship between the locals and the Army. This event will help the Army to generate better trust and goodwill amongst the people of the region and furthering the path of peace and prosperity.