Give us employment,accommodation,shrine board bill, KP to government

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Srinagar, Jun 4 (UNI) The Hindu Welfare Society (HWS) of Kashmir has appealed to Jammu and Kashmir government to announce an employment package, provide accommodation and issue shrine board bill.

The members of the HWS, an apex body of valley based Kashmiri pandits, took out a procession in support of their demands from Regal chowk here.

They alleged that despite assurance by the government, no employment package for 500 unemployed youths of the community was announced so far.

They said 65 families who were dislocated in 1990 due to turmoil and are putting up in rented houses in the city have not been provided accommodation as promised by the authorities.

President A K Rajpori and General secretary B N Bhat said that the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, has also recommended the allotment of government quarters to 43 dislocated Kashmiri pandits families at Sheikhpora- Budgam. However, no action was taken.

The HWS also demands full details about the funds alloted by the government for the repair and renovation of temples in the valley.

They said that government must issue a shrine board bill to save the property of temples and other asthapnas in the valley.

However, it alleged that government was not interested to address the demands, the HWS said alleging government was interested to force us to migrate from the valley.

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