Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Sept 2: Demanding restoration of statehood to J&K, LJP national spokesperson Sanjay Saraf on Wednesday said that the promises made by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Parliament have not been progressed despite passing over a year now.
While addressing a press conference, Saraf said J&K is a difficult region due to its geographical location. He said there is a delay in the implementation of administrative orders due to lack of statehood, which makes it difficult to meet the set targets.
He urged the central government to restore the statehood of Jammu and Kashmir.
Saraf said the valley, along with other parts of the country, has been hit hard by lockdown.
“Closure of schools and other institutions due to the pandemic has caused severe hardships to students and other communities”, he said adding the online educational system has also affected due to slow internet speed. He urged upon authorities to restore high speed internet services across the Valley for the larger benefit of people.
He asked authorities to clear its stand over school fees.
“Though the educational institutions have been badly hit and closed for last six months, how can be parents able to pay their dues when economy of every household worsened during pandemic?”, LJP leader said.
He advised that only tuition fee should be collected from the students and there is no justification for paying other expenses. He also asked authorities to support the private educational sector and help them in paying salaries to their employees in tough times.