Umaisar Gull Ganie
SRINAGAR, MAR 30: Scores of Kashmiri migrant Pandits living in Vessu colony of Anantnag protested against Prime Minister’s special employment package on Saturday evening.
According to News Agency Press Trust of Kashmir correspondent that the protesters, carrying banners and placards, assembled at Srinagar-Jammu National Highway staged protest government failing to provide them with basic facilities in the colony.
The protesters shouted slogans like we want justice against center and state government.
They said, out of 512 new proposed flats, the Government managed to complete five flats only. This, they say, is a grim reflection of government’s seriousness over rehabilitation of the Pandits.
According to Girja Raina, a resident of the colony the Government has divided our families, Girja Raina said, our parents and children live outside. “We have to share our accommodation,” Raina told PTK.
The protesting Pandit community said that they are demanding ‘basic facilities and amenities to the colony’.
“Stand to grand promises and gestures Governments Central and state brags about. This colony is your test,” protesters said. PTK