Compassionate ground APP job seekers threaten hunger strike

By A O News Service

ITANAGAR, Oct 30: In all 183 police compassionate ground victimized job seekers, who had launched 72-hour dharna at Tennis court here on Tuesday to resent procedural irregularities in selection of constable whose f results were declared recently, announced to  go for indefinite democratic movement followed by hunger strike.

They had protested at PHQ here on Oct 9 and urged police department authorities to fulfill their grievances, including selection on the basis of seniority as per submitted death certificates of their legal guardians.

Alleging that normal procedure has not been followed as my brother is in great stress and still waiting to hear from the department”, said one Habung Uni, sister of a victim, while another from Nampang said: “I have been waiting for job in place of my husband who had died on duty”.

Victim Bamang Miji said: “My mother has been trying since 2012 but no result till now and there is no earning member in my big family”.

“Both my father and mother were cops and there is no one to look after my brother.  My father died in 2002 while mother died in 2011. I am being the eldest the entire burden of the family on me and I have left up my education for them and hope that the police dept may feel our pain,” victim Nido Tofan said.

Victim Tasso Yami said: “I and my son have been sitting on dharna and have discussed with DGP recently but there is no solution. We want justice”.

Of total 508 job seekers around 325 were selected while 183 are still seeking appointment on seniority basis.

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