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Locals in PoK protest as Islamabad takes away their jobs


Locals in PoK protest as Islamabad takes away their jobs

Muzzafarabad (PoK), Mar 12 (ANI): People in Pakistan occupied Kashmir region took to the streets protesting against the national government and WAPDA- the Water and Power Development Authority for the sacking local workers from an under-construction Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project and their replacement with the 500 new employees from other parts of the country. Protestors are now demanding a clear policy disallowing the people from other parts of Pakistan getting employment in their region along with the reinstatement of those who were sacked.

Asking Pakistani people to not come to their region, people of PoK have issued a statement saying any appointment against the will of the people of the region will not go ignored. They have also sought an immediate action from the government in providing employment to local people.

Water and Power Development Authority, which has been acting at the commands of Islamabad has been mistreating the people of this region. Islamabad snatched away the

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