Jammu’s Nowshera protests, seeks sub-district status

Srinagar

Protests continued in Nowshera town of Rajouri district while Jammu-Poonch highway was blocked by the agitators over the demand of appointing Additional Deputy Commissioner, on Tuesday, reports claimed.

Hundreds of people from Nowshera staged a protest and blocked the road to press the government for appointing separate ADC for Nowshera town, news gatherer UNI reported.

The residents of Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote have been demanding separate ADCs after the government appointed ADC for Kotranka tehsil.

The agitators demanded that either separate ADCs should be appointed or district status by clubbing all the four tehsils must be announced, UNI reported.

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