Municipal employees protest in north Kashmir’s Sopore

The employees of Municipal Council Sopore including Safai Karamcharis on Friday staged a sit-in protest outside Municipal Council office, against the negligent attitude of Executive officer towards their demands. 

Raising slogans against Executive Officer G.M Lone, the angry protesting employees said that the arrogant attitude of Executive Officer will badly affect the town,

The workers alleged that the said officer is the ‘worst and corrupted officer’, who is trying to work for his own benefit 

The protesting employees of local and urban bodies department said that they will continue to protest until their demands will not be fulfilled. 

Meanwhile, the daily-wagers of municipal council Sopore threatened to stop the official work if their demands are not met.

“If the government will not transfer him and full fill our genuine demands regarding transfer policy, pending pension and service books till that we won’t allow the municipal office to function,” employees said.


Meanwhile, Executive Officer of Municipal Council Sopore GM Lone termed all the allegations as baseless.


“The employees hit streets soon after government transferred one employee from here, who was working here for more than 10 years, “he said.

“If the government wishes to transfer me, I can’t stop them, ” he added.


He asserted that his priority to work for the betterment of the town.

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