sopore: Casual labourers and need based employees of Forest department staged a protest on Monday here against dropping them from the latest promotion list of the department.
A number of employees of the department of North Kashmir assembled at Conservator’s office and said that they were working with the department since 1996 but were neglected in the promotion list. “Instead of promoting us, Conservator has short listed those employees who had joined in 2003,” the said.
The employees shouted slogans against Forest department and sought justice from authorities.
Conservator of Forest department north range M M Rather told Kashmir Reader that the promotion list has not been issued yet but the protesting casual labours were not in the list which has been submitted. “We are working to accommodate and to provide justice to them,” he said.