Govt. has not issued any final list of regularized daily wagers: Drabu

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Assures action against involved, asks people not to pay heed to rumors

SRINAGAR: The finance Minister Haseeb Drabu on Friday rejected the reports that the government has issued any list of the daily wagers who have been regularized, terming such an act a handiwork of some mischievous elements.

On Social media on Friday, a list of the regularized daily wagers was posted which became instantly viral in Kashmir. Same created abuzz in both urban as well as the rural areas of the state with people in a fix over the authenticity of such a list.

However, when contacted, the finance minister Haseeb Drabu told KNS that no such list has so far been issued by the government. Terming the list posted on Social Media as baseless, he said that some rumor mongers in a bid to create chaos have uploaded the list of regularized daily wagers of the state. “I have already mentioned that the department is examining the cases and only after the budget session is over, the government would initiate the process of regularization,” Drabu said.

The finance minister added further that strict action will be taken against the person who has done the mischief and that the government has initiated the probe into the matter. “However, I would like to suggest people not pay any heed to the rumor mongers and wait for the government process to finish vis-a-vis the regularization of the daily wagers in Jammu and Kashmir,” Drabu told KNS. (KNS)