Srinagar, Dec 25,: Congress Corporator from Raj Bagh area of Srinagar city has alleged that Presentation Convent School located in Raj Bagh is using the land leased to it for education purpose for running a poultry farm. The Corporator Shaheena Bhat has sought intervention from the government.
Confirming to news agency Kashmir News Trust that she has written to the Government and sought intervention into the matter. She said prime location was given to the Presentation Convent School for education purpose while government exchequer is at loss as peanuts is paid by the school to the government and they are running illegal commercial activities.
Corporator Shaheena Bhat alleged that few officials of Revenue Department are hand in glove with the school management to loot government exchequer.
She claimed that a poultry farm has been running on the school land that had been given on lease solely for education purpose.
She has asked District Development Commissioner Srinagar to intervene into the matter in the public interest otherwise she will be left with no option but to come on the road being the public representative of the area. “I can’t see this loot and violation of public property,” she added.
“If this is what an education institution does then God be with our children and people. It’s also reported that Presentation Convent boasts connections with top officials,” she said.
Corporator Shaheena Bhat said she has sent communiques to the Home Minister, LG, Chief Secretary, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and Deputy Commissioner Srinagar in this regard.
Pertinently, Shaheena Bhat is the Corporator from Ward 7 of Raj Bagh Srinagar. (KNT)