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Evacuate labourers, students of j&k stuck in other states:- Hakeem Yaseen to administration

Lauds efforts of doctors, paramedics, police to curb COVID-19


Srinagar, Mar 26 (KNS): Chairman PDF Hakeem Yaseen has urged the government to take adequate measures to evacuate all the labourers, shawl vendors and students of the state who are stuck in various areas of the country.
In a statement issued to KNS, Hakeem Yaseen has said that hundreds of students and labourers of Jammu and Kashmir are stuck in other parts of the country due total closure of air and road traffic .
He said the stranded students and labourers are making distress calls for their immediate evacuation as they have exhausted every penny to spend.
Hakeem Yaseen said since all the educational institutions , coaching centers and hostels too have been shut across the country ,in the wake of lockdown , the students of the Jammu and Kashmir are stuck and seek intervention of the higher authorities to evacuate them . He said state government should designate it's nodal officers in each state of the country and provide help nobs so that appropriate measures are taken to bring stranded students and labourers back to their homes. He said necessary measures should also be taken to evacuate stranded students from Bangladesh,Iran and other foreign countries, the statement issued to KNS reads.
"It was legitimate duty of the government to come at the rescue of its citizens in these testing times," Hakeem Yaseen has said while appreciating the efforts of the state government especially the medical fraternity for their undeterred fight against Covid-19 pendemic. "We salute our doctors, paramedics , their supporting staff and police personnel who are at the forefront in the war against dreadful endemic which has bowed down the world to its knees ," Hakeem Yaseen observed while urging the L.G GC Murmu to sanction special pay and rewards for them. He has also asked the government to ensure safety of doctors and paramedics on frontline duty and provide them required health protection gears. (KNS)