Civil Secretariat deserted
Jammu, Feb 12: The prevailing situation in the Valley following hanging of Afzal Guru, has cast its shadow on the administrative setup as the Civil Secretariat Tuesday wore a deserted look with most of the Valley based ministers moving to Kashmir on the directions of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
Following unrest in the Valley amid indefinite curfew for the last four consecutive days, many ministers particularly those belonging to, National Conference, left for the Valley today.Unmindful of the ministers having gone back to Kashmir, many a people were found waiting outside the ministers’ offices for their official or personal assignments.
The office of Finance Minister, A R Rather, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Mir Saiffulah, Minister for Medical and Technical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din, Agriculture Minister, G H Mir, MoS Home Sajad Ahmed Kichloo, Panchayati Raj Minister, Ali Muhammad Sagar, Forest Minister, Mian Altaf Ahmed and offices of some other ministers were found locked.
Sources confirmed that some ministers had left for Valley late yesterday while some of them left early today.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 12 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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