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Ganderbal incident: Admin orders probe, Tehsildar transferred for mishandling issue

SRINAGAR: Following a self-immolation attempt by the youth in Ganderbal, the administration has ordered probe into the incident, while a Tehsildar has been transferred for mishandling issue.

Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, P K Pole in order has appointed Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Ganderbal, Khurshid Ahmad Shah as an inquiry officer to probe the incident.

“Taking cognizance of the media reports of the unfortunate incident of alleged self-immolation in District Ganderbal on 22nd February 2022. Khurshid Ahmad Shah, KAS Additional District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal is appointed as an Enquiry Officer to enquire into the whole gamut of the episode and furnish his findings alongwith his definite comments/recommendations within a period of 10 days positively,” reads the order issued under number Div.Com 6290/2012, dated 23-02-2022.

Meanwhile, owing to mishandling the issue, the government has also ordered transfer of Tehsildar Ganderbal with immediate effect.

“In the meantime, Tehsildar, Ganderbal is transferred with immediate effect and his services are kept at the disposal of Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora owing to mishandling the issue,” it added.

As per the separate order under number630-DIVCOMK of 2022, dated 23-02-2022, Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Tehsildar Tulail, is hereby transferred with immediate effect and his services are kept at the disposal of DC Ganderbal.

“Consequent upon the transfer of Tehsildar Ganderbal, vide this office Order No: Div.Com/629 of 2022 dated 23-02-2022, Tariq Ahmad Bhat (KAS) Tehsildar Tulail, is hereby transferred with immediate effect and his
services are kept at the disposal of Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal,” it reads.

Pertinently on Tuesday, a youth set himself ablaze during a demolition drive in Ganderbal village. He took the extreme step to prevent the demolition of his under-construction complex, the officials had said—(KNO)

 

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