Tral: Complete shutdown was observed in Tral area of South Kashmirs Pulwama district on Friday against the creation of Additional Deputy Commissioner office, in Awantipora area.
Members of civil society, trade unions and Traders Federation Tral protested in Bus Stand area and uptown Tral, demanding ADC office in Tral , which has been given to Awantipora, in a government order, issued on Thursday evening.
In the said order , the transfer order of Sub Divisional Magistrate Tral Mr Reyaz Ahmad Malik, was also mentioned, which has been revoked now by the authorities.
Earlier, the strike call was given by civil society and Trade Union , against the order of creation of Additional Deputy Commissioner office in Awantipora rather than Tral, which is the Sub district , since long time.
All the shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads.
Former trade union leader and social activist , Mr Farooq Trali, expressed resentment against the authorities and calls the decision of creation of Additional Deputy Commissioner office in Awantipora injustice with the people of Tral sub sub-division.
“It very sad and unfortunate that Tral constituency once again has been ignored by giving ADC office to Awantipora. Government should revoke the order forthwith” Trali said.
ADC to remain stationed at Tral 2 days a week
The Government today ordered that the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Awantipora, shall be discharging his duties in sub-division Tral on every Tuesday and Friday.
In the interest of administration, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Awantipora shall discharge his duties in Sub-Division, Tral on every Tuesday and Friday, an order issued by the General Administration (GAD) said.
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