Landowners stage protest against PHE Department

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By Fast Kashmir on 20/01/2018.

Landowners stage protest against PHE Department

Srinagar, Jan 20: Landlords from different areas of Kashmir Valley Saturday staged a protest against PHE department for failing to live up to their promise.

The land donors who assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar said they donated their land to PHE Department for construction of various schemes in Kashmir Valley.

“We donated land in lieu of engagement. The Department put everything in black and white in presence of first class Magistrate. Despite taking away our land, we were not provided any job. We feel cheated and were left with no option but to register the protest,” the land donors told news agency CNS.

They said government recently issued an SRO-520 in which it has said that only those donors will be engaged who have donated one kanal of land. “It is injustice towards those donors who have provided less than one kanal of land to the PHE department,” the protesters said. (CNS)

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