NPP sponsored bandh evokes little response in Jammu
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, Oct 8: Barring Udhampur district, bandh call given by National Panthers Party to protest Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah's remarks on the unrest in the Valley in the Legislative Assembly evoked little response.
Shops and business establishments remained closed in Udhampur and Ramnagar towns of Udhampur and traffic was very less on the roads in support of the bandh call given by JKNPP, which boycotted the Assembly session in Srinagar.
The students took to streets and closed the schools in Udhampur town in support of the call.
In Samba district, shops and business establishments were also closed at a few places.
However, rest of Jammu region, particular Jammu city, bandh evoked little response.
"There was no untoward incident reported from any where in Jammu region in wake of the bandh call," police Control Room officials said.
Effigies of the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah were burnt by the students in Jammu.
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