13 months on, casual labourers denied salaries

SRINAGAR: The J&K Tourism Casual Labourers Union, Kashmir, Thursday staged protest demonstrations demanding release of their salaries continuing to be withheld for some time now. The Union also demanded for framing of policy for regularization of their services.
 “Our salaries have been withheld from past thirteen months,” said a protestor. “Our families are at the verge of starvation while our school going also suffers from mental distress as we have failed to deposit their school fee.”
Senior Hurriyat leader Hakim Rashid arrested
SRINAGAR: Police Thursday raided the house of a senior Hurriyat leader, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and arrested another Hurriyat leader Hakim Abdul Rashid from his residence.
The spokesmen of Islamic Political Party and Muslim Democratic League have condemned the raid and arrest of the senior leaders.

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