Srinagar, Mar 08: As the protest of National Health Mission (NHM) employees entered into eighth day today, the administration on Wednesday met protesters here at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and assured them that their demands will be convened to Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti.
Notably, the NHM employees are on pen down strike from past eight days to press the government over their demands of regularization.
During the eight days of protest, the protesters tried to march towards CM’s Gupkar residence during which police detained scores of the protesting employees and dispersed them using tear gas shells and lathis.
Meanwhile, after eight days of protest today, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan along with Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone met protesting employees here and assured them that their demands will be convened to CM.
He asked the protesting employees top resume their duties and make memorandum of demands. “The absence of employees from the hospitals has caused immense hardships to the patients,” he said.
Khan asked the protesters “to submit a memorandum and I will convene demands of the employees to the Chief Minster,” he said. (KNS)