CAPD fair price shopkeepers demand release of wages

CAPD fair price shopkeepers demand release of wages
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ARIF RASHID

SRINAGAR: Fair price shop dealers associated with Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs on Wednesday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding implementation of SRO 520 .
Scores of protestors from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled here in press enclave under the banner of JK Fair Price Shop dealers (FPSD), chanting slogans “We want Justice” and “implement SRO 520”.
President of JK Fair Price Shop dealers, Abdul Rahim Shah said that they are working in the department from last 15 years and their wages are still pending in the department from last three years.
“We are demanding the government to release our wages as soon as possible and implement SRO 520 for us,” Shah said.
The protesters said that if the GSR 636 notification of Government of India has been implemented all over the India “Why this Notification is not implemented in our state”, they questioned.
The protesters requested the governor Satya Pal Malik to look into the matter and release their wages.