Dy Speaker directs action against responsible for indicating wrong figures in Govt reply
Jammu: Deputy Speaker Assembly Nazir Ahmed Khan Gurezi Monday directed R&B Minister to take stringent action against the officer who indicated contradictory figures about the macadamisation work in Kashmir valley.
The figures shown by the government were contradicted by NC MLA Altaf Kaloo representing Pahalgam assembly constituency who alleged discrimination in the macadamisation work in different constituencies of Kashmir valley.
Kaloo alleged that kilometer wise more macadamisation work was undertaken in constituencies of PDP MLA than in the constituencies of the opposition MLAs.
After leader of the opposition and National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah countered the explanations offered by the parliamentary affairs minister Ab Rehman Veeri and R&B Minister Nayeem Akhter.
The R&B minister in the end admitted errors in the figures given by the government following which Deputy Speaker Assembly Nazir Gurezi directed the government to take stringent action against the officer responsible for indicating incorrect figures about the macadamisation work in Kashmir valley.
(With inputs from KNS)