Members raise issues of importance during Zero Hour

Several members raised issues of importance during Zero Hour in the House today.
Saif-ud-Din Bhat today said that old age and widow pension cases are pending with the Department of Social Welfare from last two years. Dr Shehnaz Ganai claimed that there are four members in the Council who have come from Panchayats, and urged the House to allow their full participation in all the matters especially pertaining to panchayats.
Sofi Yousuf demanded ex-gratia relief of Rs 50 lacs and jobs under SRO-43 for next-in-kin to the recently killed ASI and constable at Anantnag. Surinder Ambardar demanded the removal of encroachment from the historical Abhinav Gupta cave in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. To curtail the risk of any untoward incident, Ghulam Nabi Monga asked for cutting down of age-old Poplar trees planted on Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway.
Ali Mohammd Dar demanded immediate repair and restoration work of Sringar- Charari Sharief road to facilitate the smooth traffic movement.Noor Hussain urged for posting of Urdu teachers in the Government schools of Samba, Kathua and Jammu.Surinder Kumar Choudhry asked to clear all the mines planted in various border areas of Poonch and Rajouri, in addition to proper relief and rehabilitation of mine victims.
Showkat Hussain Ganai asked for the augmentation of ongoing work on grid stations in District Shopian.Ramesh Arora raised the conservation concern for the water-bodies and asked for removal of encroachments from the wetlands.
Naresh K Gutpa requested for release of wages in favor of daily wagers working for PHE at Gundoh, Thatri, Bhaderwah.

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