SRINAGAR, July 02 :

CPI (M) senior leader, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Friday said Jammu and Kashmir administration needs to give further clarity on its decision on cancellation of Darbar Move.

“Jammu and Kashmir administration led by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha’s announcement that it has completely transitioned to an e-office, after which the 149-year-old biannual Darbar Move was no longer needed, has left several questions unanswered,” Tarigami said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

He said after the announcement, the administration on June 30 also cancelled the allotment of residential accommodations of Darbar Move employees in Jammu and Srinagar. The employees have been given 21 days to vacate their accommodations.

However, the question remains, where will Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, administrative secretaries and other senior officers remain seated? If they work digitally, where from will they operate physically? If people have to meet any officer, where will they meet him or her? There is no clarity on this issue, he added.

“Where from the Raj Bhawan will work? As and when elections are held in J&K, where from the Assembly will operate and where from Chief Minister and his council of ministers will work? There is no clarity on all these questions in the recent announcement by the administration,” he said.

Similarly, if the allotment of residential accommodations of Darbar Move employees in Jammu and Srinagar has been cancelled, where will they be stationed now? There is no clarity over this issue as well and it has created uncertainty amid the prevailing tough times, Tarigami added.

He said the government must come up with a proper plan and mechanism as to how they intend to operate the Civil Secretariat and its affiliated offices now—(KNO)


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