‘Inhuman and cruel to render people jobless using draconian laws’: Hurriyat (M) on dismissal of 3 employees

Srinagar: Condemning the dismissal of three employees of the LG Sinha led administration, Hurriyat (M) has said that it was inhuman and cruel to render people jobless using draconian laws.  

The administration dismissed Idrees Jan, a teacher of Government Middle School, Kupwara, the J&K government has now dismissed Naib Tehsildar of Pulwama , Nazir Ahmad Wani (Revenue Officer) on charges of being involved in anti-state activities.

:These dismissals are being done by invoking the recently passed draconian law that states “that in the interest of the security of the State,” without holding any inquiry the Lieutenant Governor can dismisses any employee with immediate effect,” Hurriyat (M) said in a statement.

“APHC condemns and strongly protests  this dismissal spree being undertaken by the J&K government of its employees , in this most dictatorial manner”.

Hurriyat (M) said that while the  people of J&K like the rest of the world are dealing with the deadly virus and daily cases and fatalities are alarming rising those in power in J&K, instead of mitigating people’s sufferings caused by the pandemic , are pursuing such ruthless dismissals.

“It is most inhuman and cruel to render people jobless in such a manner and at this time by invoking this draconian law,” Hurriyat (M) stated.

“APHC asks the government to revoke these draconian orders and stop harassing and intimidating the Government employees in this manner”.

Hurriyat (M) also appeals to rights organisations and legal experts to take notice of these draconian measures and provide assistance and remedy to the Government employees of J&K in safeguarding and securing their rights .

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