Valley business community condoles Dagroo's demise
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 3: Valley business community today condoled the demise of Bashir Ahmad Dagroo- a taxi operator who died at Gulmarg allegedly due to cold.
Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), an amalgam of traders, hoteliers, tourism players and transporters, today held a condolence meeting under the chairmanship of Muhammad Yaseen Khan
The meeting mourned the demise of Dagroo and appealed to taxi operators to call off their strike and assured them of all possible help. Pertinently, following the death of Dagroo, the taxi operators have called off services reasoning that they are not finding affordable accommodation for night stay at tourist spots.
Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Owners Federation (KHAROF) expressed their anguish over the death of Dagroo.
At a condolence meeting held under the chairmanship of its president, Faiz Ahmad Bakshi, the federation prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family.
Houseboat Owners Association has also expressed their sympathies with the bereaved family and also appealed government to construct rooms for drivers at Gulmarg and Pahalgam.
Pertinently, Dagroo was found dead at Gulmarg in his vehicle. According to the taxi operators he had not found the affordable accommodation for the night long stay at the tourist spot which had forced him to stay in his vehicle for the night and died due to cold.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 3 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 3 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 4 May 2012 00:00:00 IST
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