MGNREGA workers of Kupwara’s Mawer demand release of pending payments

Raja Akbar

Mawer, April 1 (KNS): Labourers working under MGNREGA in Block Mawer of Qalamabad in Kupwara district on Saturday urged the authorities to release their material payments, which are pending for the last 7 years. 

Labourers, while talking to Kashmir News Services (KNS) said that the payments for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 have not been released by the authorities, thereby making them suffer a lot.  

They said that they have borrowed loans to buy the material for these works, however, despite passing of around 7 years payments have not been released yet. 

The labourers said they have no source of income and their hard earned money has been withheld by the RDD for reasons best known to them.  

They appealed to Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, Director RDD Kashmir and Deputy Commissioner Kupwara to intervene in the matter. (KNS)

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