Industrial estate unit holders protest against DIC

Baramulla: The unit holders of industrial estate Sopore here in North KashmirSaturday held a daylong protest against the District Industries Centre (DIC) Baramulla, alleging that it is not working for the development of the industry.
The president industrial estate Sopore, Javid Ahmad Bhat said, “The officials demolished at least six units today and told us that they were illegally constructed. He has put our business into ashes.”
He said, “Industrial estate Sopore is spread on 82 kanals of land in which 30 kanals was meant for roads and parks but DIC is illegally allotting this land for some unregistered people.”
When contacted General Manager DIC Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Shah said, “We demolished only two units and some meters of tin wall which were constructed by the unit holders illegally on government land.”