Aggrieved, they stage protest
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Jammu, Jan 19: Annoyed passengers stranded at Jammu General Bus Stand took to streets here on Saturday against government’s failure to provide them accommodation and food as assured by it.
Stranded passengers lambasted the government for giving false assurance of providing them with accommodation and food.
Protestors attempted to march towards the district development commissioner office but the police foiled their bid and forced them to disperse.
Pertinently, the state government had last evening announced free boarding and lodging for the stranded passengers.
An officials spokesman had said that the minister of state for Home, Sajjad Kitchlloo, along with the NC provincial president Jammu, Devender Rana visited the General Bus Stand and assured every possible help, including adequate arrangement for their stay and free food till the highway reopens for the traffic.
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