PDP condemns brutal use of force on agitating employees

Srinagar, April 17 (Scoop News) –Strongly condemning brutal use of force on agitating government employees, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today observed that using strong arms method to suppress genuine voice of the people has become a policy of the present regime headed by Omar Abdullah. Party observed that government employees were protesting peacefully for their long pending genuine demands but forced was used against them without any provocation.

In a statement issued here today, chief spokesman of PDP Naeem Akther  

regretted that instead of adopting a holistic approach to address genuine problems, the State Government always adopts oppressive measures to muzzle voice of people. He warned that such policy of the government would be proved disastrous for the State.

“Using strong arm method has becoming a policy matter of this regime”, he maintained and pointed out that today’s incident in which brutal force was used against agitating government employees was another example of the repressive policy of the present dispensation.

Mr Akther said that it was all due to the oppressive policy of the coalition regime that alienation has been increasing among all sections of the society. He further said that government employees, be it daily wagers, casual or regular, have been agitating for one or other issue but the government was not serious to address their genuine demands.