People take out ‘Adikaar Rally’ against HCC, distt admn

People during ‘Adikaar Rally’ in district Ramban. — Excelsior/Parvez
People during ‘Adikaar Rally’ in district Ramban. — Excelsior/Parvez

Excelsior Correspondent

RAMBAN, Mar 10: The people of Ramsu took out ‘Adikaar Rally’ from Ramsu to Makarkoot against construction company HCC and district administration Ramban.
The protest was held under the leadership of Congress leader and Former National President NSUI Fairoz Khan alongwith hundreds of youth. The youth raised the slogans against the HCC and district administration.
While addressing the rally, Khan condemned the work of four lanning work on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and said that construction companies are playing with the lives of people for their vested interest.
He said that the National Highway Authority of India is totally negligent and the company HCC has today destroyed lives of people viz flora and fauna of the district.
He added that there is increase in asthma patients due to dust and many animal are falling sick due to the same.
Khan said that structure holder and landowners have been deprived from jobs in different construction companies while officials of companies in the beginning of project assured the public that companies will engage structure holder and landowners on priority basis in ongoing four lane project, but instead the employment has been given to others on pick and choose basis and not on basis of merit to deserving candidates.
“The administration should take immediate step to redress the issues of the people”, he added.
Among others, who addressed the rally were Sarpanch Nawaz Ahmed Shoil, Sarpanch Mohammad Iqbal Katoch, Ex-Sarpanch Mujeeb Rehman Malik, Ex-Sarpanch Mohd Khaleel Pidar, Ghulam Hussian Katoch, etc.