Police foil NC’s Lal-Chowk march against Pulwama killings


A protest rally organised by Jammu and Kashmir National Conference was foiled by the Police in Srinagar on Thursday against the killing of civilians in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

National conference leaders staged a protest march in Lalchowk area of Srinagar against Pulwama killings. KL image by Bilal Bahadur

Reports said that a protest rally led by party’s General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar along with scores of NC workers took out a rally from party headquarters at Nawai-Subh to Lal Chowk, however, a contingent of police and paramilitary troopers stopped the march near TRC junction.

No among the rally was allowed to move towards the Lal Chowk, forcing the protesters to disperse from the spot.

Earlier, National conference workers led by NC district president Bandipora, Gulam Rasool Naz held a protest in Bandipora against the recent killings in Pulwama. The protestors have reportedly submitted a memorandum to additional deputy commissioner Bandipora.


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