Srinagar, Aug 15: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said the Union Territory government is committed to ensuring a dignified return of Kashmiri pundits to the Valley and will constitute a mechanism to provide justice to the displaced families.
“Government is committed to ensuring dignified return of Kashmiri Pandit brothers”, Mr Sinha said after hoisting national flag at the S K Cricket Stadium on the occasion of 75th Independence Day.
”We have made considerable progress in fulfilling the promise of providing 6,000 transit accommodation and 6,000 jobs to the Kashmiri migrant community under the Prime Minister’s Development Package.
The construction of 849 transit accommodation has been completed and the work on 1376 is under way, he said, adding that transfer of 278 kanals of land has been approved for 2,744 additional flats last month only.
Mr Sinha said of the second installment of 3,000 posts, 841 posts have already been filled. On the eve of Independence Day, we have declared the result of 997posts. “I congratulate all the successful candidates” the Lt Governor said, adding that the result for additional 1000 posts will be notified within a month following the verification process.
He said while laying the foundation for a bright future, this is also the time to heal the old wounds. The administration has decided to constitute a mechanism to provide justice to those families, whose properties have been illegally bought under pressure or encroached upon by certain elements. ”I request all citizens to support the administration in this effort and set a new example of brotherhood for this universe”, he said.