Workers of Peoples Democratic Party and non-local labourers besides BJP activists attended the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Srinagar on Saturday.

Sources from the security agencies put the number of audience at the Modi rally at 30000.

Reports reaching here said that a significant number of labourers, hailing from Bihar, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, were also seen in SK Stadium at Sonawar among the audience for the PM’s rally.

“As the presence of migrant labourers drew attention of media, PDP workers shoved them to the back rows in the stadium,” one report said.

PDP workers were seen engaged in intense sloganeering when Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed came.

Meanwhile a vehicle coming from Verinag area of South Kashmir towards Srinagar to attend PM Modi rally turned turtle at Bijbehara causing injuries to five persons.

“Some vehicles carrying people to the rally came under stone-pelting at Narbal on Srinagar-Baramulla highway,” report added.

The audience of PM Modi included members from Special Police Officers (SPOs) of state police, daily-wage workers and Anganwadi workers, the reports added.


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