Govt’s statement claiming schools, others kept out of scope ‘misleading’: KCC&I | KNO

Govt’s statement claiming schools, others kept out of scope ‘misleading’: KCC&I | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, March 04 (KNO) : Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCC&I) Monday termed the statement of Government saying that Schools, Mosques and Orphanages have been kept out of the scope of the seizures and sealing as ‘misleading’.Responding to the statement, spokesman of KCC&I as per a statement issued to KNO stated that statement was surprising on the following points:- That the ban had been imposed by the Ministry of Home Affairs vide S.O 1069(E) dated the 28th of February, 2019 and the State having only facilitated it; any clarification required to be issued would ordinarily emanate from the Central Government; That the action of imposition of the ban has already been condemned by a majority of stakeholders in our State as being attempts to subjugate the minorities with an eye on the forthcoming elections That having arrested teachers, students, key organizational leaders of the Jama’at-e-Islami, sealed their properties including residential houses and frozen their bank accounts, how the Government expects the schools and orphanages controlled by the Jama’at-e-Islami to function is not understandable. That by virtue of these actions, the assets of the Jama'at-e-Islami including schools and orphanages have been rendered unworkable. The mosques have been kept open but the Muezzin and Namazi’s are behind bars.(KNO)