PDP protests HR violations
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Feb 18: Peoples Democratic Party today staged state-wide demonstrations against the ‘rising graph’ of human rights violations, price rise and shortage of power and rations. The protest also focused on the indiscriminate killing and arrest of Kashmiri youth.
At Islamabad, the demonstration was led by senior leaders and legislators including Abdul Rehman Veeri, Muhammad Rafi Mir, Peer Hussain and Mansoor Hussain. The police used baton charge to disperse the march and arrested workers including senior leaders and detained them in the district police lines for many hours, PDP said. In Varmul, General Secretary PDP Muhammed Dilawar told a gathering of the workers that government had failed on all fronts and people had been driven to the wall by the inaction and apathy of the administration.
In Ganderbal senior leader Qazi Muhammed Afzal led the demonstrations and held Dharna near DC office for couple of hours along with other party leaders.
In Kupwara the demonstration was led by Fayaz Ahmed Mir and Irfan Sultan Pandithpuri. In Budgam the demonstration was led by Saifudin Bhat, Aga Syed Mehmood, Nazir Ahmed Yatoo.
GKNN ADDS FROM JAMMU:
Peoples Democratic Party staged protest demonstration at almost all district headquarters of Jammu region on Thursday against unprecedented price hike, shortage of essential commodities and ‘failure of the state government to reach out to the masses.’
Reports reaching here reveled that the PDP leaders and workers staged protest demonstrations outside the offices of Deputy Commissioners at Kishtwar, Doda, Ramban, Banihal, Rajour, Poonch and Udhampur.
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