Legislator Rashid detained, ‘secretariat gherao’ foiled

Independent Kashmir legislator and AIP chairman Er Rashid was detained on Monday to foil his ‘Secretariat gherao’ programme.
Legislator Rashid detained, ‘secretariat gherao’ foiled
Rashid and his supporters protest against termination of employees on Monday.

Independent Kashmir legislator and AIP chairman Er Rashid was detained on Monday to foil his 'Secretariat gherao' programme.

Rashid had called for the gherao of the civil secretariat in Srinagar to protest against the sacking of government employees for their alleged role in pro-freedom protests during the ongoing uprising.

Police detained Rashid as he, along with his supporters, reached near the Jammu and Kashmir High Court complex in Jahangir Chowk area of Srinagar.

Rashid was shouting anti-government slogans at the time of his detention.

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