Shopian, Oct 4: After remaining headless for over a month, Zainapora Block in south Kashmir’s Shopian got a new BDO for a day. After assuming charge, the new BDO was transferred on the very next day much shock to the people.
A month ago Block Development Officer for Block Zainapora-Tariq Ahmed Paddar was transferred, though people had objected but were assured that a new BDO will be posted in the Block without any delay.
The Block remained headless for over a month. Locals told news agency Kashmir News Trust that after over a month, a new BDO Tariq Ahmed Malik was posted but to their utter shock, he was transferred the very next day.
“We don’t understand the policies of the Rural and Development Department. Scores of Blocks including our Block are headless. People in absence of any authority face hardships,” the locals said and appealed concerned authorities to depute a BDO for Zainapora Block. (KNT)
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