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JK Legislative Assembly | Arrest of a social activist for protesting kathua minor Murder rocks assembly



Jammu, Jan 22: MLA Pahalgam Altaf Kaloo on Monday questioned in the JK Legislative Assembly the arrest of a social activist here who was arrested by police on Sunday evening for “creating law and order problem”.

Social activist Advocate Talib Hussain was at the forefront of demonstrations held against the “rape” and murder of an 8-year-old girl Asifa Bano in Kathua, Jammu last week.

News agency GNS reported that Talib was arrested on Sunday while he along with hundreds of people was participating in a candle light protest on Kathua highway against the brutal killing of the minor girl.

The IGP had said that Talib was arrested for creating law and order problem.

On Monday, MLA Pahalgam Altaf Kaloo stood up from his chair in the assembly and raised the issue of Talib’s arrest. He was supported by other members Vikar Rasool, Hakeem Yaseen, Abdul Majeed Larmi, Alarm Choudhary and MLA Amin Bhat.

Terming the arrest of Talib as “unfortunate”, MLA Kaloo sought the attention of the Speaker and all other members present in the house towards the arrest of a social activist.

Reacting to the question, the minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Javid Mustafa Mir said, “We will get the details and will inform the house regarding his arrest.”

MLA Khansahib Hakeem Yaseen said Talib has not taken up gun or pelted stones but was seeking justice for the murdered minor girl.

“Talib being a well-qualified person was not involved in any anti-national activity and the reports about his dossier of PSA being prepared will further deteriorate the situation,” MLA said.

He threatened to disrupt the ongoing assembly session forthwith if the advocate is not released.

Another legislator GM Zaroori said Talib has “committed no sin” as he being a gujar leader has right to raise the issue of his community.

“This is nothing but pressure tactics of government to silence the voice of those seeking justice,” he said, adding, “I will approach the Supreme Court to seek the justice for the minor girl if government failed.”

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MVD Conducts Inspection of Vehicles, Seized 09 Vehicles



Bandipora, 11 May: Assistant Regional Transport officer (ARTO) Bandipora Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi along with Inspector Mohammad Younis and Inspector Ab Hameed conducted checking of vehicles on various route of Bandipora and recovered fine from the traffic violators, which included use of pressure horns, driving vehicles without requisite documents and not wearing helmets.
During checking at Bandipora and adjoining areas, ARTO Bandipora seized 09 vehicles and recovered fine from violators of traffic rules.
While talking to this reporter, ARTO Bandipora said that the checking was conducted on the directions of Transport Commissioner Kashmir that the checking of vehicles would continue. The inspection team also informed the people about their duties towards observing traffic norms and road safety rules while traveling and said that it was the prime duty of the commuters to raise their voice against  overloading and use of mobile phones by the drivers at the time of driving. ARTO warned the drivers of passenger vehicles to strictly adhere to the traffic rules to avoid any action from the department.

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AMT School Bandipora functioning without Staff;Students Suffer badly




(Nusoo) Bandipora May 03 :
Bandipora Health Sector already in news for its wrong deeds from last 09 months is showing no signs of any improvement in any sphere of its Administrative units. Be it hospital management, availability of Medicine,Doctors and para medical staff is at receiving end.

The only and the first professional institute here in North kashmir’s Bandipora district which started functioning from January 2017 had 43 students enrolled for 03 different paramedical courses who were selected merit basis. The only facility which the institute posses now is its infrastructure and non teaching staff deputed from district hospital bandipora while lacking the most important teaching staff and head of the institution.

Pathetic part of the presently is that despite the dearth of teaching staff, institute provided admission to another batch of 40 number of students selected for current session i.e 2018-19, dectemating the future of already suffering of batch 1st candidates.

Block Medical Officer Bandipora claims that he has the additional charge of Principal AMT School and visits the institute once a month. Students say that BMO only visits the institute for his personal matters and acts very casualy. They further say that he never pays any heed towards the demands of suffering students and has been paying deaf ear to their genuine demands, students at AMT school said.

“Whenever we complained to BMO about the dearth of teaching staff he directs them to visit hospital for clinical practices leaving all codal formalities aside,” a student wishing anonimity said.

“Patients also feel inconvenience because of presence of students roaming in hospital sections without having any clue of clinical practices,” an attendent lamented.

Students claim that they attend the institute regularly, but are being taught by “volunteers and one staff member of district hospital for few days in a week”.

Students while narrating their ordeal shared that “if they will not attend the institute, the time is not far when the institute will be locked and the district will be deprived from this basic facility:.

When this reporter contact Principal AMT school Dr Syed Rehman he told, that “government has not yet created posts for the said institute, then question arises what was the fun to start new batch 2018-19 of 40 students if they were aware that they have already destroy the future of students 2017-18 batch”.

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Bandipora,30 April 2018: To spread awareness among general public about the road safety measures and traffic rules, a Road Safety Week which kick started last week concluded here today at mini secretrait Bandipora of this North Kashmir’s District.

The theme of this year’s Road Safety Week was “Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha”

”The conclusion programme was organised at Mini Secretrait Bandipora where District Development Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanie and Senior Superintendent Bandipora Zulfikar Azad in presence of Inspector’s Motor Vehicle department, Dysp Headquarter, Dysp DAR, Deputy Chief Education Officer Bandipora, District Sicial Welfare Officer, District Nodal Officer ISM Bandipor besides other Motor Vehicle Department officials distributed certificates and trophies among drivers and other personalities who participated in this road safety week.

Speaking On the occasion District Development Commissioner Bandipora said that it is the moral responsibility of every individual to spread message of road safety and hazardous effects of aggressive driving.

He said that road safety week started last week has concluded.

It was organised with the aim of following traffic rules and safe driving.

Meanwhile, correspondent Suhail Rather was also been felicitated during the ceremony.

Hailing the work of Reporter for highlighting such programmes District Development Commissioner Bandipora and Inspector MVD thanked and extended overwhelming greetings for his career.

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