Sidhra families continue protest on day 2

Jammu, Feb 1: The families who were evicted in Sidhra on Friday continued their protest for the second consecutive day and disrupted traffic on the by-pass road till the Minister for Forest and Environment, Mian Altaf and NC provincial president Jammu, Devinder Rana pacified them.
 The protestors also pelted stones on the police who retaliated by firing teargas shells and resorted to cane charge to disperse them.
 Minister for forest and Environment Mian Altaf and Member of Legislative Council (MLC) and NC provincial president Devinder Rana met the protestors and assured them to make adequate arrangements for their accommodation.
 They said that those who have been staying for more than a decade and have electricity bills and ration cards would be rehabilitated.   

Lastupdate on : Fri, 1 Feb 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 1 Feb 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 2 Feb 2013 00:00:00 IST




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