‘Kashmir Not Safe For Us, Save Us’: Kashmiri Pandit Govt Employees’ SOS To LG
Srinagar: Days after a Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead by terrorists who barged into a government office, government employees belonging to the Kashmiri Pandit community issued an appeal to be evacuated from the Kashmir Valley.
“We, the PM Package Employees and Non-PM Package Employees request your good self to please evacuate us safely from Kashmir province and save us. Sir, in case your good self is not able to do anything, we are ready to give en masse resignation… Kashmir is not safe for us,” All PM Package Employees Forum wrote in a letter addressed to the Lt Gov. of Jammu & Kashmir Manoj Sinha.
“We are not able to live here… We are being killed here on daily basis,” the letter from the forum of Kashmiri Pandit employees further stated.
Rahul Bhat, an employee of the Revenue department, was on Thursday afternoon killed in cold blood at the Tehsildar office at Chadoora, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district. A Kashmiri Pandit, Bhat was rushed to a hospital in Srinagar, where he was declared dead.
Kashmiri Pandits have been staging protests daily since Bhat’s death.
Around 350 Kashmiri Pandit government employees have already submitted their resignation letters to the Lt Gov.