Parraypora Acid Attack Victim Given Govt Job

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SRINAGAR: Fulfilling its promise to provide government job to Parraypora acid attack victim, the state government has appointed her to a post of Library Assistant in the School Education Department.

Local MLA and National Conference Provincial President, Nasir Aslam Wani along with Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Tanvir Sadiq visited the victim’s house in Baghat Barzulla on Wednesday and handed over an appointment order for her engagement in the state education department.

“We went there and handed over an appointment order to her. She has been appointed in Education department as Library Assistant under order number 176/GAD/2013”, Sadiq said.

He said that Wani was personally monitoring victim’s health and government paid all medical expenses of victim, adding that this all was done on compassionate grounds.

Pertinently, the victim, a 30-year-old school teacher, was working in private school and was attacked with acid in the city’s posh Parraypora locality allegedly by a youth namely Riyaz Ahmad Nath, on January 2, 2013.

She had suffered burn injuries on her face and arm and was admitted at SMHS hospital here.  Later she was flown to Delhi for specialized treatment, expenses of which were borne by the state government. 

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