National Conference spokesperson confronted criticism for his deceptive tweet on the situation of some Prime Minister’s Special Employment Package (PMSEP) workers who have been directed by the Court to vacate the federal government lodging, which they’d illegally occupied.
As the native police assisted the involved departments to vacate the quarters from unlawful occupants, media head of Youth National Conference Umesh Talashi shared a video on his Twitter deal with to “highlight the highhandedness” of the authorities.
“Unfortunately the plight of Kashmiri Pandits under the current regime has worsened more. The KP employee families are living on roads in Kashmir Valley. Received many distress calls from Vessue Migrant Camp. Urge HLG @manojsinha_ Sb to address this issue at the earliest. Worrisome situation,” he tweeted.
Netizens reacted strongly towards the NC chief for making an attempt to unfold a misinformation marketing campaign on this situation.
“Kindly verify the entire story before supporting these 27 odd families who have brazenly broken all the laws in the book to grab these quarters despite having government accommodation. They must go back to their old quarters which they have sold to their relatives”, a netizen reacted.
Dear @UTalashi They’ve already defamed all the Kp neighborhood. Read the Court order phrase by phrase. They have no disgrace left. They have been placing up in transit lodging all these years, then illegally grabbed the newly made quarters, then went to courtroom. Justice prevailed https://t.co/wRJAR8iyDg
— Balb (@balbthymus) July 21, 2022
Authorities acted underneath Court’s path
Rakesh, a social activist of the Vessu migrant camp, advised International Bussiness Times that some unscrupulous components are attempting to create a false narrative of the entire episode. He strongly defended the motion of the authorities to evict quarters from unlawful occupants.
“Out of a total 3,500 employees appointed under Prime Minister’s package, only 1,200 were provided accommodation. New quarters were constructed to provide accommodations to left-over employees but some employees have illegally occupied by these quarters”, he mentioned.
Zahid Sajjad, Nodal Officer appointed to deal with grievances of all Prime Minister’s bundle workers of Kulgam district, mentioned that he was not conscious of the incident. “Maybe action has been taken to evict quarters from illegal occupants under the directions of the Court but I am not aware of any such incident”, he mentioned.
Court earlier requested authorities for fast eviction of unauthorized occupants
On July 6, the Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court gasoline dismissed the petitions filed by migrant workers who’re underneath the unauthorized occupation of latest residential quarters at Transit camp Vessu.
The Court has directed the authorities to evict them by utilizing power as could also be required to perform violence-free eviction if they do not vacate in a single week.
The bench headed by Justice Sanjeev Kumar additionally directed SHO involved to register FIR and examine the matter as had been communicated by the Tehsildar Relief and Rehabilitation (M) Srinagar.
Moreover, the employers of the unauthorized occupants have been left free by the courtroom to provoke disciplinary proceedings towards petitioners for having dedicated misconduct.