Revenue officers’ strike: Govt issues ‘diktat’, holds salary

No Such Order For Jammu Province: Patwar Association

Srinagar, Apr 30: Day after J&K Patwar Association extended the ongoing strike indefinitely, the State government Tuesday issued directives for withholding the salary of the protesting Revenue officials. However Patwaris claimed that there was no such move reported from Jammu province where revenue officials are also on strike.
 A communiqué issued by Assistant Commissioner (C) with Divisional Commissioner Kashmir vide No DIVCOM/Estt-DPA/C49-PTW/1989 Dtd. 30-04-2013 has directed all treasury officers of Kashmir division not to entertain the salary bills of Patwaris/ Girdawars  for the month of April.
  “Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division shall ensure that the salary of Patwaries/Girdawars for the month of April 2013 is not drawn,” reads the communiqué, copy of is with KNS.
 Meanwhile JK Patwar Association president Muhammad Yasin Mir told KNS that as per the reports, the order has been issued for Kashmir division only whereas there wasn’t any such order for Jammu province. (KNS)

Lastupdate on : Tue, 30 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 30 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 1 May 2013 00:00:00 IST

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