Kashmir’s suffering go beyond economic catastrophe

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President, Farooq Abdullah, has said that the prolonged uncertainty in the territory is taking a heavy toll on every sector, maintaining that the depth of Kashmir’s suffering goes beyond economic catastrophe.

Farooq Abdullah addressing a gathering in Bandipora district said, Kashmir has subsided from memory of the rulers in New Delhi and the situation on the ground contradicts the Indian Government’s claim.

“The uncertainty on all the fronts – political, economic and educational – has only deepened since 2019.

Our youth continue to be at the receiving end of it. Repeated assurances and promises by the Government to create new jobs and fill the existing vacancies have not fructified.

Thousands of daily wage workers working in different departments are suffering but nothing substantial is being done to address their long pending issues,” he said.

He said the Kashmiri youth are sinking under the weight of the incumbent administration’s indifference.—KMS

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