1.5 lakh daily wagers to be absorbed, LG Murmu assures Mir Junaid

Jammu, Feb 28 : Jammu and Kashmir Workers Party President, Junaid Mir on Friday met Lt Governor of the J&K UT and discussed various issues and sought redressal of the youth related grievances at earliest especially regularization of 1.5 lakh daily wagers.

“I raised various issues with the LG of our Union Territory and sought immediate redressal of the genuine grievances,” said Mir in a statement issued to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

It said that the issue of NIS trained youngsters who have been deprived of salaries and duties was also discussed. In this matter, LG has asked Chief Secretary to immediately look into the matter and solve their issue at an earliest.

The statement said that issues of 1.5 lakh daily wagers was also discussed. “The previous regimes had played with their emotions and every time faked that they will resolve their issue. But today I was assured by Hon’ble Governor that every single daily-wager will be absorbed so they can live their dignified life,” said Mir.

It was also discussed that road safety measures be taken to prevent the loss of lives. The issues of road macdamization throughout the UT was raised besides speedy completion of Jammu to Srinagar National Highway was also raised.

“Apart from completion of National Highway and macdamization, I requested hon’ble LG for development of sports fields across the UT so that our youth could excel in the arena at international level,” said Mir.

Pertinently various developmental issues pertaining to Pir Panchal range, Kupwara Tanghdar and Jammu were also discussed.

“It will be really a lifetime service towards people if metro comes and in this connection, I was assured that developmental works will be speeded up and metro line will be established. Besides the setup of IT industries which not only increase the economic value but also help in employment generation,” added Mir. Meanwhile, it was also discussed that measures be taken to safe passage the Kashmiris from Iran against the spread of Coronavirus in that country—