Rehmani condemns police ‘atrocities’
Srinagar Jan 9: Jammu and Kashmir People's Freedom League chairman, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has condemned the alleged police atrocities on political workers and youth in different parts of the Valley. In a statement, Rehmani said, “the coalition government has turned ruthless against the people and implicated youth in different cases.” “The motive behind anti-people tirade is to curb the peaceful political movement for freedom of Jammu and Kashmir,” he said. Rehmani condemned the government for sentencing a 15-year- old boy to prison under Public Safety Act and urged his release without any delay. He also demanded release of all the detained workers of Hurriyat conference and civil society languishing in different jails.
Cooking gas shortage at Khomeini Chowk
Srinagar, Jan 9: The residents of Khomeini Chowk, Bemina here have complained about scarcity of LPG gas in their area. A delegation told Greater Kashmir that they haven’t received the gas cylinders from the last month. “We request the senior officials of Consumers Affairs and Public Distribution to take immediate steps in this regard,” they added.
HCBA condemns heckling of Qayoom
Srinagar, Jan 9: The High Court Bar Association has strongly condemned the heckling of its president, Mian Abdul Qayoom allegedly by a local politician outside Janipore court complex in Jammu on Saturday. “The act was done by the politician in connivance with the police escorting Qayoom,” HCBA members said during an Association meeting held here on Sunday. The participants said, “Despite police presence, the politician accompanied by henchmen succeeded in holding the hands of Qayoom, coercing him to raise anti Kashmir slogans.” “The policemen remained as mute spectators,” the members said.The participants also condemned the re-arrest of HCBA General Secretary, G N Shaheen.
Sangrama neglected by govt: Shoaib Lone
Srinagar, Jan 9: The State Youth Congress president, Shoaib Nabi Lone on Sunday alleged that his native constituency Sangrama was being neglected by the government. “The work started on several projects few years back has been stopped and the conditions of roads is also dilapidated,” he said. Shoaib said that there was acute shortage of ration and electricity supply was erratic in the area. “The quality of life has deteriorated in the last two years due to inefficiency of the authorities in providing basic amenities to the people,” he said.
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