20 MORE PANCHS RESIGN
Sopore, Jan 14: Day after 20 Panchs and Sarpanches from Hardshiva area of Sopore tendered their resignation, 20 more Panchayat representatives from Zainagair belt resigned on Monday, stating that they do not need any security cover.
“We do not need any security. We snap all ties with political parties and the government,” they said. “From now onwards we will live normal life.”
Besides resigning before authorities, the representatives also sent their resignations to local newspapers.
The Panchayat representatives alleged that they were being made scapegoats by the government. “We are being exploited and made scapegoats,” they said and added that recent attacks have brought lot of worries for them and their families.
Pertinently, unidentified gunmen on Friday shot dead Sarpanch Habibullah Mir at Goripora village in Sopore, while a woman Panchayat member Zoona Begum was shot at and injured inside her house at Hardshiva Sopore Saturday night.
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