The killing of 4 Bihari migrant staff in J&Ok this month has created some panic amongst others from the state working within the Kashmir Valley, Labour Minister Jivesh Mishra informed NDTV on Monday, whereas additionally defending the ruling JDU-BJP authorities from criticism over the compensation quantity.
“These murders are a serious matter… It seems as if people from Bihar are being targeted and that is a worrying point. In this connection Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken the Lieutenant Governor (Manoj Sinha) and he has assured us that the guilty will be caught and punished,” Mr Mishra stated.
The minister additionally stated Chief Minister Nitish Kumar final night additionally spoke to Manoj Sinha.
The Nitish Kumar authorities has provided Rs 2 lakh compensation to the households of these killed however questions have been raised over this quantity; RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav tweeted mentioning that the state provides Rs four lakh compensation to the households of these killed by snake bites.
Mr Mishra, nevertheless, identified, that other than Rs 2 lakh from the Bihar Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, the households have been additionally being compensated by the J&Ok administration.
They may even get Rs 1 lakh from his division, he stated, including this was on a precedence foundation.
“Yesterday, Arbind Sah’s body was brought back. I told officials to give compensation immediately… his family was given Rs 50,000 cash and another Rs 50,000 in cheque. J&K government will give Rs 5 lakh and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh,” Mr Mishra stated.
In the case of Arbind Sah, the J&Ok administration has provided his household an preliminary compensation of Rs 1.25 lakh, with a acknowledged sum of Rs four lakh to comply with.
This morning Tejashwi Yadav tweeted “destruction by injustice is the basic mantra of the government”.
सर्पदंश और ठनके से मौत पर बिहार सरकार four लाख का मुआवज़ा देती है लेकिन सरकार की नाकामी के कारण पलायन कर रोजी-रोटी के लिए बाहर गए बिहारी श्रमवीरों को आतंकवादियों द्वारा मारे जाने पर 2 लाख रुपए देती है। गजब!
“अन्याय के साथ विनाश” ही नीतीश-भाजपा सरकार का मूल मंत्र है।
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) October 18, 2021
Mr Mishra additionally dismissed discuss of a reverse migration of Bihari labourers from J&Ok, though he admitted that “it is natural that people will be scared”. Blaming “those who can’t tolerate that normalcy is returning (in J&K)”, he slammed the terrorists for “extreme cowardice in targeting poor people”.
“It is a matter of great concern… but the central government won’t tolerate terrorism. It is natural that people will be scared. Those who have tendencies of violence can’t tolerate that normalcy is returning. This is extreme cowardice that they are targeting poor people,” he stated.
He additional denied any suggestion that folks from Bihar have been being compelled to go away the state to search for employment alternatives; he stated he was “confident the state can arrange livelihoods”.
“That is not correct… I am very confident the state can arrange livelihoods. People have been travelling across states for decades. Calling it migration is not right. Many people are coming to Bihar also for livelihoods. This can’t be avoided,” he stated.
Four males from Bihar – two labourers and two avenue meals distributors – are amongst 11 women and men who’ve been shot lifeless by terrorists in J&Ok this month, in a rush of focused civilian killings that has additionally led to frightened Kashmiri Pandit households quietly fleeing lodging in transit camps.
The labourers – Raja Rishidev and Yogendra Rishidev – have been killed Sunday in Kulgam district. One avenue meals vendor – Arbind Kumar Shah, a golgappa vendor – was shot in Srinagar on Saturday.
Two weeks in the past, a Virender Paswan, who hails from Bihar’s Bhagalpur and labored as a avenue meals vendor in Srinagar’s Lal Bazar space, was shot lifeless; his killing was hours after a outstanding metropolis chemist and member of the Kashmiri Pandit neighborhood – Makhan Lal Bindroo, 70 – was shot lifeless in his retailer.