NC’s Peculiar Weekend Rally In Langate


KL Report


J&K’s Law Minister Ali M Sagar, party MP Sharief ud Din Shariq and NCs Provincial President Ali Mohammad Dar had to face restive audience in a village falling under Langate assembly segment during a public meeting. Police had to burst teargas shells to disperse the mob that accused MP Shariq of using ‘uncivilized language’ against reigning lawmaker Engineer Abdul Rashid.



Ruling National Conference had organized a public meeting at Shatgund Bala village of Langate area that is represented by independent lawmaker Er. Rasihid in the legislative assembly.

 During his speech MP Sharif ud Din Shariq allegedly said,“An MLA brings dogs to secretariat in vehicles”. He was referring to Rashid’s protest against pariah menace in his segment when he brought some dogs up to civil secretariat some time back.

 After hearing Shariq’s words about Rashid, Tahir Ahmad Mir, a Sarpanch from the locality started shouting against what he called, “uncivilized words against Rashid”. In the meantime his supporters gathered around him and start shouting slogans against National Conference resulting in disturbance in the public meeting of the ruling party.

This led to immediate police intervention that took away the Sarpanch Tahir and his supporters. Butt it did not stop sloganeering against the MP.

The visiting NC leaders very briefly spoke to the reassembled gathering and left the venue in hurry but till then the supporters of Er. Rashid had also gathered around.

Police used lathi’s and tear smoke shells to disperse the angry crowd to pave way for the visiting leaders to come out.

National Conference Spokesman Tanver Sadiq while talking to Kashmir life said that he came to know about the incident but he has no details.

Party provincial president Ali Mohammad Dar however confirmed that they had to face public anger at Shatgund Bala village of Langate. “Some people reacted against Shariq Sahab and their leader was arrested, but police did not use any kind of force in our presence, later on I came to know about tear gas shelling and all that,” Dar told Kashmir Life.

Police however refuted Dar’s statement saying that no one was arrested there. “We took some people out of the public gathering but did not arrest anybody,” said SP Kupwara Chowdhry Mohammad Aslam.


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