Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has taken a major decision on government employees of the Kashmiri Pandit community. In fact, under the Prime Minister's Package, Kashmiri Pandits appointed in the state's government headquarters will be deployed in the safe district. Yes and Manoj Sinha informed the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and the BJP delegation that in view of the recent terrorist attacks on tehsil headquarters in the Valley, Kashmiri Pandit staff will be deployed in safer districts.
On May 12, terrorists entered the Chadoora tehsil office in Budgam district and shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat. After the incident, Kashmiri Pandits staged a violent protest in Jammu and Kashmir and demanded that the government transfer of members of their community who were doing government jobs from the Valley to Jammu. Yes, and at the same time, he had warned of a collective resignation if he did not do so. In such a situation, the 'Gupkar Declaration Alliance', a common platform of the major political parties of Jammu and Kashmir, or the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), on Sunday appealed to Kashmiri Pandit employees not to leave the Valley. The alliance also said Kashmir was their home and their departure from here would be "painful for all". ’
According to a report in a famous website, more than 350 Kashmiri Pandit employees had resigned in protest against the targeted killing of Rahul Bhat by terrorists in Budgam. Following this, assurance has been given by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha regarding his transfer.