Rasheed’s attempt to hoist black flag on I-Day foiled


Breaking strict restrictions number of Awami itihad Party volunteers carried out a march with black flags in their hands and chanting pro-plebiscite slogans, from Er. Rasheed’s residence at Jawahar Nagar to mark the black day on eve of India’s independence day, AIP spokesperson said in a statement.

Protestors managed to open the main gate of Er. Rasheed’s residence and started marching towards Bhakshi Stadium. However huge contingent of police used force to disperse the mob and arrested Er. Rasheed along with two dozen protestors and lodged them in police station Rajbagh, the statement added.

Statement added that, during the scuffle three protestors sustained injuries two of whom were hospitalized.

Before being arrested Er. Rasheed while talking to media persons, spokesperson said, accused Prime Minister Narindera Modi of just playing with the words like his predecessors.

Rasheed said that like successive Indian Prime Ministers Narinder Modi has yet again tried to misled world community by claiming to throw his arms open for Kashmiris and embracing them.


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