Amid shutdown against Hira Nagar and Samba attacks, Jammu city reverberated with anti-Pakistan slogans on Friday while BJP, Shiv Sena and All Parties Hindu Coordination Committee workers took to streets and showed their resentment against the twin Jammu attacks.
The shutdown call was given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was supported by the Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries. All the shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was totally off the roads in Jammu city to protest against theincident Including Talab Khatika, Ustad Mohalla, Janipur, Narwal, Malik Market and Sidhara area.
There was no report of any untoward incident in Jammu region andthe bandh was peaceful.
In Jammu City, there were protests in various areas that included City Chowk, Shalimar Road, Kacchi Chowni, Ambphalla Chowk, New Plots and other peripheries. Protestors burnt tyres on roads, raised anti-government slogans and demanded stern action against Pakistan.
Bhartiya Janata Party workers staged a massive protests in City Chowk, Kachi Chhawani and Jani pora while All parties Hindu Coordination Committee members assembled at Exhibition Ground and shouted slogans against Pakistan and present UPA government.
Hundreds of Shiv Seniks took to streets and marched in lanes and by-lames of Jammu city. The march culminated at Rani Park where protestors set the Pakistani flags on fire. The protestors demanded that Prime Minister of India should call off talks with Pakistan and declare Pakistan a terrorist State. They said that the security lapses by the government led to the occurrence and government is responsible for the twin attacks. The protesters said India will have to talk tough with Pakistan.
“We warn Government of India that if they want to make India proud, they will have to avenge the killings by Pakistani militants. The government will have to talk tough with Pakistan instead of trying to initiate peace talks. The rules and regulations of dialogue will have to be changed. Otherwise the day isn’t far when the people of this country will topple the federal government,” said one of the Shiv Sena leader.