Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) Tuesday alleged that the officials at the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Uri-I project were indulging in “immoral practices” in the area.
In a statement, Hurriyat (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar said that on April 19, the locals in the area informed police about “some immoral activity” taking place in Uri-I power project. “Police arrested some a senior official who was involved in an immoral activity but the locals say that police was keeping the affair a secret.”
“These officials were involved in activities that are against our social and religious ethics. Actually, this institution is being used as a launching pad for cultural aggression against the people here.”
He said that NHPC has “acquired the status similar to that of the East India Company of British rule.” “Apart from plundering the natural resource of the Valley, this institution is being used an institution of cultural aggression,” he added.
Meanwhile, Akbar further said that the party has decided to change the venue of scheduled seminar hotel Mumtaz Towers to the party headquarters at Hyderpora.
He said that the decision was taken after police allegedly threatened the management of the said hotel.
The seminar is scheduled to be held on April 29 and will begin at 11 AM, he added