Govt. Stops Salary Of Striking Patwaris

No such order for Jammu province: Association

SRINAGAR:  Day after JK Patwar Association extended the ongoing strike indefinitely Govt. on Tuesday issued directives for withholding the salary of the agitating revenue officials. However Patwaris claimed that there was no such move reported from Jammu province where also the revenue officials are on strike.

In a wireless communiqué issued by Assistant Commissioner (C) with Divisional commissioner Kashmir vide No. DIVCOM/Estt-DPA/C49-PTW/1989 Dtd. 30-04-2013, has directed all treasury officers of Kashmir division not to entertain the salary bills of Patwaries/ Girdawars  for the month of April.

“Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division Shall ensure that the salary of Patwaries/ Girdawars for the Month of April, 2013 is not drawn.”  Reads the communiqué, a copy of which lies with KNS.

Meanwhile JK Patwar association president Mohammad Yassin Mir said that as per the reports, the order has been issued for Kashmir division only, whereas there wasn’t any such order for Jammu province. 

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