Join duties or face termination: Govt to KP employees


The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday asked Kashmiri Pandit employees to join their duties within 15 days or face termination.

On Wednesday the KP employees were asked to rejoin their duties in Kashmir within a week.

However, a group of migrant teachers on Thursday staged a demonstration and threatened “mass resignations”.

“I bring to their notice that if they don’t join in Kashmir as per the notice period of 15 days, they will be terminated,” J&K Education Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari told reporters at a function here on Tuesday.

“We urge migrant employees to join their services at the Directorate of Education in Kashmir. I assure them that they will not be posted at places where there is a security threat,” Bukhari said.

The minister said that they cannot sit in Jammu and get salaries as the essence of the order to serve Kashmir will be defeated,” he added.

“They will be settled in Kashmir. Their security and housing is paramount. I promise them that I will ensure their security”, Bukhari said.


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