“Prominent political workers join PDP”

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Tak for recruitment, rehabilitation package for project affected families

Jammu, Mar 2: Member Legislative Council Firdous Tak Friday reiterated demand for proper rehabilitation package and local recruitment for the affected families in the upcoming hydel power projects coming up on river Chenab in Kishtwar district.

“I have been assured that proper rehabilitation package as approved by the state cabinet will be implemented before the power projects of Pakal Dul, Keeru and Kwar are taken up for execution,” he said adding, “The affected families deserve special package and cannot be neglected while the prestigious projects are taken up in their backyard”.

Tak was speaking at a function here where prominent political workers from Dachan area of Kishtwar, led by Som Nath Thakur, Retd Lecturer, joined Peoples Democratic Party. They included Dr B.K. Thakur, Retd Joint Director Sheep Husbandry, Kunj Lal Thakur, Retd Senior Assistant Education Department, Raj Kumar, Sewar Chand, Sukh Ram, Ali Muhammad and Akhtar Hussain.

The legislator congratulated people of Kishtwar for final award of the three power projects to the construction companies hoping that the physical work of the projects will commence soon. “It is for the first time that a Rehabilitation Package has been formulated and approved by the state cabinet for Pakal Dul and same package is being followed for other projects”, he said.

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